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Richard III

Synopsis
Complete performance with Robert Stephens as Richard, Peggy Ashcroft as Queen Margaret, and Glenda Jackson as Lady Anne.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1960
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Howard Sackler
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Paul CurranKing Edward IV
Rosalind AtkinsonDuchess of York
Derek SeatonPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Richard O’CallaghanRichard, the young Duke of York
Jeremy BrettGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Arthur HewlettGhost of King Henry VI
Cyril CusackDuke of Buckingham
Edward de SouzaSir James Tyrrel
Edward de SouzaGhost of Prince Edward
Emrys JamesSir Walter Herbert
Emrys JamesMurderer
Emrys JamesChristopher Unswick, a Priest
George BensonStanley, Earl of Derby
Gerald JamesSir Robert Brackenbury
Gerald RowlandsClarence’s son
Glenda JacksonLady Anne
Ian HolmEarl of Richmond
John DaneSir Richard Ratcliffe
John SaundersBishop of Ely
John SaundersSheriff
June JagoQueen Elizabeth
Keith PyottCardinal
Michael YorkSir Thomas Vaughan
Michael YorkMarquis of Dorset
Nigel DavenportLord Hastings
Peggy AshcroftQueen Margaret
Richard HamptonLord Rivers
Richard O’CallaghanMessenger
Robert StephensRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Sarah MiltonClarence’s daughter
Stephen MooreLord Grey
Trevor MartinMurderer
Trevor MartinSir James Blunt
Wallas EatonEarl of Oxford
Wallas EatonScrivener
Willoughby GoddardLord Mayor of London

Additional Details

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

Notes

Textual information
Penguin text used
Documentation
Includes complete text.
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

Collins-Caedmon Audio

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

Harper Collins

Email
education@harpercollins.co.uk.
Web
http://www.collinseducation.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0870 787 1612
Fax
020 8307 4440
Address
Collins Educational
Westerhill Road
77-85 Fulham Palace Road
Hammersmith
London
W6 8JB
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