“I give this heavy weight from off my head
And this unwieldy sceptre from my hand
The pride of kingly sway from out my heart
With mine own hands I give away my crown
With mine own tongue deny my sacred state.”
Pen and watercolour sketchbook paintings from a DVD of National Theatre 50 years on stage – excerpt from 1995 production of Richard II at the Cottosloe Theatre. Richard played by Fiona Shaw. Fabulous performance!
Now which of these should I use for the exercise Creating mood and atmosphere?