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Bolingbroke played by Liam Brennan

Richard II (2003)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Liam Brennon played Henry Bolingbroke in the 2003 production of Richard II, in his third season at Shakespeare's Globe having played Orsino in Twelfth Night  in 2002, and Macduff in Macbeth in 2001.

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Production Notes 4

This is Liam's eighth and final blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he discusses moving from Richard II to Edward II, the differences between the plays and the characters within them, and his initial impressions of Edward as a character.

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Production Notes 3

This is Liam's seventh blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks about juggling performances and rehearsals of Richard II and Edward II, performing at the Globe and the progress of Edward II rehearsals so far.

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Production Notes 2

This is Liam's sixth blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks primarily about moving from Middle Temple Hall to the Globe and the implications of this.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

This is Liam's fourth blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks about how the production is progressing and the outcome of the first full run, amongst other things.

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Production Notes 1

This is Liam's fifth blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks about rehearsing and performing at Middle Temple Hall.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

This is Liam's third blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks about voice work, the jig and Bolingbroke's character, amongst other things.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

This is Liam's second blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks about continuing rehearsals, his character's lines and voice, verse and movement work.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Liam's first blog entry for the 2003 production of Richard II in which he talks about being offered the role of Bolingbroke, returning to the Globe for his third season, meeting the company and beginning the rehearsal process.

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