Episode Info

At Westminster, Richard speaks about his deformity, the evil plots he has laid, and the decadence at court. George, brother to Richard and the king, is arrested during a birthday feast for Prince Edward and led away to the tower. King Edward takes ill and collapses at the end of the feast. Richard arranges for George's murder in the Tower of London.


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Richard III
Ben Daniels
as Buckingham
Judi Dench
as Cecily
James Fleet
as Hastings
Phoebe Fox
as Anne
Keeley Hawes
as Queen Elizabeth
Josef Altin
as Murderer II
Isaac Andrews
as Prince Richard
Geoff Bell
as Murderer I
Robert Bowman
as Mayor of London
Alan David
as Bishop of Ely
Keith Dunphy
as Ratcliffe
Simon Ginty
as George Stanley
Madison Lygo
as Princess Elizabeth
John A. MacKay
as Brackenbury
Caspar Morley
as Prince Edward
Penny Ryder
as Lady-in-Waiting
Sid Sagar
as Torch Bearer
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