Interview with the Cast and Directors of Richard II


Joy Francis, executive director of Words of Colour, interviews Adjoa Andoh, Lynette Linton, Sarah Niles and Nicholle Cherrie from the first woman of colour company to perform a Shakespeare play on a major UK stage (@ Shakespeare’s Globe). They talk inclusion, making history, lighting black skin in candlelight and how the play is being viewed through a post-Empire lens. Filmed by Adrianne McKenzie at Sackler Studios, Globe Theatre.