William Shakespeare's classic play is brought into the present with the setting as Great Britian in the 1930s. Civil war has erupted with the House of Lancaster on one side, claiming the right to the British throne and hoping to bring freedom to the country. Opposing is the House of York, commanded by the infamous Richard who rules over a fascist government and hopes to install himself as a dictator monarch.
Annette Bening....Queen Elizabeth, wife of Edward IV
Jim Broadbent....Duke of Buckingham
Robert Downey Jr.....Lord Rivers
Nigel Hawthorne....George, Duke of Clarence
Kristin Scott Thomas....Lady Anne
John Wood....King Edward IV
Maggie Smith....Duchess of York
Jim Carter....Lord William Hastings
Edward Hardwicke....Lord Thomas Stanley
Adrian Dunbar....James Tyrell
Tres Hanley....Rivers' Mistress
Dominic West....Earl of Richmond
Roger Hammond....Archbishop Thomas
Tim McInnerny....Sir William Catesby
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