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Richard III

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 David Troughton as Richard III, Saskia Wickham as Lady Anne, Margaret Robertson as Queen Margaret, and Philip Voss as Buckingham.
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
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Stephen BoxerKing Edward IV
Mary WimbushDuchess of York
Jay BarrimorePrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
George MillerRichard, the young Duke of York
John McAndrewGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Arthur CoxSir Robert Brackenbury
Ben MartinSir Richard Ratcliffe
Charles SimpsonEarl of Richmond
Christian RodskaHastings
David TroughtonRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
David YellandStanley, Earl of Derby
Gavin MuirLord Rivers
Jamie GloverMarquis of Dorset
Margaret RobertsonQueen Margaret
Nicholas MurchieSir William Catesby
Philip VossDuke of Buckingham
Saskia WickhamLady Anne
Sonia RitterQueen Elizabeth
Steve HodsonSir James Tyrrel
Trevor MartinSir James Blunt

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Cassette released 1998; CD 2003
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), pp. 415-436

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

Name

Penguin Direct

Email
customer.service@penguin.co.uk
Web
http://www.penguin.co.uk External site opens in new window
Fax
020 8757 4030
Address
Bath Road
Harmondsworth
Middx
UB7 0DA

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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