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A huge success in its day, this historical play centers around the character of Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through political marriages and military coups, this play portrays an intricate period in English history. Stars Ron Cook, Brian Protheroe, Michael Byrne and Rowena Cooper. Provided by OhioLINK's Digital Resource Commons.
Looking for Richard
A documentary created by Al Pacino in 1996. He plays both himself and Shakespeare's Richard III, opposite Winona Ryder's Queen Anne, and investigates the enduring popularity of Shakespeare himself and the history behind the crookbacked king. (Available to stream for a small fee from Amazon)
The Wars of the Roses
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses. Provided by Films on Demand.
Sir Laurence Olivier's 1955 _Richard III_, which you can borrow on DVD from the library's reserves, is also available for streaming from Hulu Plus.