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Richard III, The Tragedy of (1983)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
Television production with Ron Cook in the title role.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1983
Notes
The production is commercially available on DVD as part of the BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION box set (see separate entry).
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles
Related items
Richard III
Richard III (Sp)

Credits

Director
Jane Howell
Producer
Shaun Sutton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
John Peacock
Art Direction
Oliver Bayldon
Contributor
David Snodin
Cast
Alex Guard 
Anne Carroll 
Annette Crosbie 
Antony Brown 
Arthur Cox 
Bernard Hill 
Brian Deacon 
Brian Protheroe 
David Burke 
David Daker 
Derek Farr 
Derek Fuke 
Dorian Ford 
Jeremy Dimmick 
Julia Foster 
Mark Wing-Davey 
Michael Byrne 
Nick Reding 
Oengus MacNamara 
Patsy Kensit 
Paul Chapman 
Paul Jesson 
Peter Benson 
Peter Wyatt 
Ron Cook 
Rowena Cooper 
Rusty Livingstone 
Stephen Rooney 
Tenniel Evans 
Zoë Wanamaker 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£16.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
239 minutes
Year
2005

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia) £125.00 (BBC)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
239 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Time-Life Films Inc

Phone
0101 201 843 4545
Address
PO Box 644
NJ 07652
USA

Sponsor

Name

Moviemail

Web
https://www.simplyhe.com/3000-moviemail External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 848 2000
Address
Simply Home Entertainment
PO Box 7741
Ringwood
BH24 9FA
UK
Notes
As of December 2016 the Moviemail web presence is incorporated within the Simply Media website

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Trumedia Ltd

Contact
Bill Cotton
Email
sales@trumedia.co.uk
Web
https://trumedia.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01865 847837
Fax
01865 847837
Address
9 Meadow View
Kidlington
Kidlington
OX5 2XY
Notes
Trumedia supplies video tapes and DVDs to UK schools, colleges and universities and is geared up to take official orders from educational institutions. The catalogue highlights programmes likely to be of use in the curriculum, but the company can supply any video in current UK distribution, as well as some deleted titles. Particularly strong in the areas of English literature and drama, as well as history, natural history, art & artists, and foreign language films.
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