Captured Live from Stratford's Globe Theater. Directed by: Simon Godwin. Starring: Charles Edwards as Richard II, Sarah Woodward as the Duchess of York and David Sturzaker as Henry. Godwin delivers a dynamic portrayal of a play filled with both violence and comedic irony. Starring Charles Edwards (Downton Abbey, Philomena), Godwin’s production delves into the meaning of kingship and the rising powers that can destroy it.