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Richard II

Production Diary 10
1 November 2013

Find out how designer Stephen Brimson Lewis created the critically acclaimed design for the world of Richard II.

"What's the best place that an actor can be for each moment?" he asks. He describes how the design for the play came about, starting with the unique opportunity that the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's shape offers to a designer.

Making full use of the depth and height of the space was a priority for the team who have developed the automated set, lighting projections and costumes for the play.

Watch the video to see the world of Richard II come to life.