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Richard II

Synopsis
A production, re-staged for television, of the National Theatre’s 1995 production of Richard II directed by Deborah Warner with Fiona Shaw in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Notes
DVD version released as part of the Screen Plays series by Illuminations Media on November 24 2016.
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Gender reversal; Traverse stage

Credits

Director
Deborah Warner
Producer
John Wyver; Shaun Deeney
Cinematographer
Peter Mumford
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Arturo Annecchino
Production Design
Hildegard Bechtler
Costume
Hildegard Bechtler
Cast
David Lyon 
Donald Sinden 
Fiona Shaw 
Graham Crowden 
John Rogan 
Julian Rhind-Tutt 
Kevin McKidd 
Nicholas Gecks 
Paola Dionisotti 
Richard Bremmer 
Sian Thomas 
Struan Rodger 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
£17.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
150 minutes
Year
2016

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Illuminations

Email
louise@illuminationsmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.illuminationsmedia.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7288 8400
Fax
020 7288 8488
Address
19-20 Rheidol Mews
Rheidol Terrace
Islington
London
N1 8NU
Notes
Illuminations produces and distributes programmes on arts-related subjects, some of which are made for television and others in conjunction with cultural institutions to accompany specific exhibitions. Many titles are available for sale on DVD, including continuing series on leading contemporary and twentieth century artists and modern architecture, as well as a few programmes on religion, drama, history and ideas.
Name

Sept ARTE

Sponsor

Name

NVC Arts

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
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