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Richard and Bolingbroke: The John Coffin Memorial Literary Readings 1975

Synopsis
John Barton talks with Ian Richardson and Richard Pasco about their alternating roles in Richard II in the Royal Shakespeare Company production. They illustrate their discussion with specially recorded extracts from the play with the two actors in the roles of Richard and Bolingbroke.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
1975
Duration
56 mins
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION (2006)

Credits

Director
David R Clark
Producer
David R Clark
Contributor
Anne Barton; Ian Richardson; Richard Allen Cave; Richard Pasco

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting techniques; drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Alternating roles

Notes

Uses
Jacobean drama course on acting and improvisation; 1st and 2nd-year drama courses.*

Sponsor

Name

University of London, Board of Studies in English

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
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Distributor

Name

University of London Audio-Visual Centre

Notes
Closed down.

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