King Richard the Second Trailer

King Richard the Second Trailer (1978)

10 December 1978 Drama, History 157 mins

Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is a weak and ineffective king - wasteful in his spending habits, unwise in his choise of chansellors, and detached from his country and its people. When he seizes the land of his cousin Henry Bolingbroke, both the commoners and the barons decide that their king has gone too far...

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Cast

Derek Jacobi

as King Richard II

Jon Finch

as Henry Bolingbroke

John Gielgud

as John of Gaunt

Charles Gray

as Duke of York

International Titles

Richard II Trailer

International Releases Dates

United Kingdom 10 December 1978

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