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Richard II

Synopsis
The Arkangel series consists of all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays, uncut, fully-dramatised and accompanied by original music. Based on the text of the Pelican Shakespeare editions. A performance with Rupert Graves as Richard II, Julian Glover as Bolingbroke, and John Wood as John of Gaunt.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1998
Duration
150 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Bill Shepherd; Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Rupert GravesKing Richard II
Saira ToddQueen Isabel
John WoodJohn of Gaunt
Julian GloverBolingbroke
Isla BlairDuchess of Gloucester
Anthony JacksonAbbot of Westminster
Edward de SouzaBishop of Carlisle
Geoffrey BayldonGardener
Ian Hughes (2)Captain of the Welsh army
John NettletonEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
Jonathan TaflerLord Ross
Nicholas MurchieBagot
Peter JeffreyHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Robert PortalGreen
Rupert Penry-JonesDuke of Aumerle
Scott CherrySir Piers Exton
Steve HodsonThomas Mowbray
Susan BrownDuchess of York

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp415-436

Production Company

Name

Penguin Audiobooks

Email
audio@penguin.co.uk
Web
http://www.penguin.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company, Mail Order

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk/buyonline/shopping/index.asp?category=65&sessionid=958647199122126557164598758&deptnum=2 External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 748114
Fax
01789 748115
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6B

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