Main Library

English Play Reading: Richard II

Sunday, 24 April, 2016 05:00 PM : 07:30 PM

Venue : Meeting Room A - BA Conference Center

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is holding a play reading session in English on Sunday, 24 April 2016, at 5:00 pm in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center – Meeting Room (A)
Participants will read Richard II by William Shakespeare.


Richard II opens with Mowbray and Bolingbroke accusing each other of treason in front of Richard. He attempts to make the two noblemen make peace, but is unable to control them. Instead, Richard agrees to let them hold a medieval trial by combat in which the two men will fight to see who is right.