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Richard II

Synopsis
Video recording of the modern dress production by the Almeida Theatre Company. Directed for stage by Jonathan Kent with Ralph Fiennes as Richard.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
27 Sep 2000
Duration
176 mins

Credits

Director
Jonathan Kent
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jonathan Dove
Production Design
Paul Brown
Cast
Ralph FiennesKing Richard II
Emilia FoxQueen Isabel
David BurkeJohn of Gaunt
Linus RoacheBolingbroke
Angela DownDuchess of Gloucester
Alan DavidCaptain of the Welsh army
Alan DavidCaptain of the Welsh army
Alan DavidGardener
Barbara JeffordDuchess of York
Bernard GallagherBishop of Carlisle
Ed WatersGreen
Ian BarrittLord Marshal
Oliver Ford DaviesEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
Oliver RyanDuke of Aumerle
Paul MoriartyThomas Mowbray
Philip DunbarLord Ross
Philip DunbarDuke of Surrey
Robert SwannHarry Percy
Roger SwaineAbbot of Westminster
Roger SwaineEarl of Salisbury
Sean BakerBagot
Stephen Campbell MooreHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Stephen FinegoldLord Fitzwalter
Stephen FinegoldLord Willoughby

Additional Details

Theatre
Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Theatre company
Almeida Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Almeida. Jonathan Kent

Notes

History
First performed at the Gainsborough Studios, Shoreditch, alongside Coriolanus.
Reviews
Michael Dobson, Shakespeare Survey 54 (2001): pp 246-82 (esp.254-5); Ben Brantley New York Times, 11 September 2000, p. 81,85.

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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