Alan Cumming to Bring Richard III’s Speeches to Audio

Adam Boretz -- February 13th, 2013

a_610x408Close on the heels of the discovery of King Richard III’s bones in Leicester, England, an audio edition of the infamous monarch’s speeches from Shakespeare will be performed by Alan Cumming.

The recording entitled The Head that Wears a Crown: Speeches for Royal Men was recorded last month in New York City and features Cumming — who garnered significant praise for his one-man recording of Macbeth — in the roles of several of Shakespeare’s monarchs.

The audiobook is slated for a Spring publication and will be released worldwide by GPRrecords through Naxos. An audio clip of Cumming as Richard III can be found HERE.

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