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Richard II Live from the Globe

Synopsis
Live recording of Mark Rylance’s all-male production of Richard II directed for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre by Tim Carroll. Corin Redgrave, Zoe Wanamaker and Michael Wood discuss the performance and the play’s historical context. Introduced by Andrew Marr.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
7 Sep 2003 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
210 mins

Credits

Director
Tim Carroll
Music
Claire van Kampen; William Lyons
Costume
Jenny Tiramani; Luca Costigliolo
Contributor
Andrew Marr; Corin Redgrave; Michael Wood; Zoë Wanamaker
Cast
Mark RylanceKing Richard II
Michael BrownQueen Isabel
John McEneryJohn of Gaunt
Liam BrennanBolingbroke
William OsborneDuchess of Gloucester
Albie WoodingtonHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Chu OmambalaDuke of Aumerle
Gerald KydHarry Percy
John McEneryKeeper of the prison at Pomfret
John McEneryGardener
Justin ShevlinSir Piers Exton
Justin ShevlinBushy
Patrick BrennanSecond man of Sir Piers Exton
Patrick BrennanBagot
Patrick BrennanGardener’s man (1)
Patrick BrennanSir Stephen Scroope
Patrick ToomeyLord Fitzwalter
Patrick ToomeyServing man to the Duke of York (Servant)
Peter ShoreyLord Ross
Richard GlavesGreen
Richard GlavesExton’s man
Richard GlavesLady attending the Queen
Terence McGinityThomas Mowbray
Terence McGinityGroom of King Richard’s stable
Terence McGinityGardener’s man (2)
William OsborneBishop of Carlisle

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Men’s Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-male casts

Notes

Notes
Interactive features (the red button on a digital handset) provided a subtitled running commentary from Variety critic Matt Woolf, and members of the audience were interviewed about their expectations for the evening.
Video recordings of selected performances of the production may be viewed at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre by appointment.

Archive

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Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

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