Former Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati is part of the “first ever company of women of colour” performing Shakespeare on a major UK stage.
The Globe Theatre in London described their staging of Richard II as “historic”.
Stage, TV and film star Adjoa Andoh is playing the lead role of king while Gulati will play the Duke of York.
The play will explore a post-Empire and pre-Brexit Britain and will reflect on identity and ownership. More