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Tragedy of King Richard II, The

Alternative title
Richard II
Synopsis
Complete recording of the play by the Marlowe Dramatic Society with Richard Pasco as Richard.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1972
Availability
Out of Distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Richard PascoKing Richard II
Barbara Leigh-HuntQueen Isabel
William DevlinJohn of Gaunt
Timothy WestBolingbroke
Beatrix LehmannDuchess of Gloucester
Alaric CotterLord Berkeley
Cyril LuckhamEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
David King (2)Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Denis McCarthyBishop of Carlisle
Dudley JonesCaptain of the Welsh army
Frank DuncanSir Stephen Scroope
Gary WatsonGreen
George RylandsBushy
Gordon GardnerHarry Percy
Harvey HallLord Ross
Harvey HallLord Fitzwalter
John ShrapnelThomas Mowbray
Norman Mitchell 
Peter JeffreyDuke of Surrey
Peter JeffreyLord Willoughby
Peter OrrLord Marshal
Peter OrrBagot
Peter OrrSir Piers Exton
Peter WoodthorpeGroom of King Richard’s stable
Sydney BromleyEarl of Salisbury
Sydney BromleyAbbot of Westminster
Yvonne BonnamyDuchess of York

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge 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

Argo

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000
Name

Retail outlets

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