Episode 6 of the epic, 26-part chronicle of the English succession from Edward II to Elizabeth I, narrated by Richard Burton. King Richard II must face his doom as Bolingbroke returns to England. First broadcast on BBC Radio to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee and rebroadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee. Adapted from Richard II by William Shakespeare, with additional dialogue by Martin Jenkins. Starring Derek Jacobi and Robert Hardy. Produced and directed by Martin Jenkins. Music by Christopher Whelen.