Mendes to do Shakespeare on BBC
Thursday 30 September 2010
The Oscar-winning film-maker Sam Mendes is bringing four of Shakespeare's history plays to the BBC.
Mendes said he "couldn't be more delighted", adding: "One of my earliest introductions to Shakespeare was watching the plays on TV, and it's terrific to have the opportunity to bring them to a wider audience."
Richard II, Henry IV Parts I and II, and Henry V will be shown on BBC2.
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