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Richard III

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre all-female production of Richard III directed by Barry Kyle. Kathryn Hunter is Richard.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2003

Credits

Director
Barry Kyle
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Keith McGowan
Production Design
Jenny Tiramani
Costume
Jenny Tiramani; Luca Costigliolo
Cast
Liz KettleKing Edward IV
Penelope DimondDuchess of York
Ann OgbomoPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Liza HaydenRichard, the young Duke of York
Laura RogersGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Amanda HarrisDuke of Buckingham
Ann OgbomoJane Shore
Ann OgbomoMarquis of Dorset
Anna HealyLord Hastings
Anna HealyEarl of Surrey
Anna HealyMessenger
Jules MelvinLord Rivers
Jules MelvinScrivener
Jules MelvinMessenger
Jules MelvinSir James Tyrrel
Jules MelvinDuke of Norfolk
Kathryn HunterRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Linda BassettQueen Margaret
Linda BassettGhost of King Henry VI
Linda BassettMessenger
Liz KettleBishop of Ely
Liza HaydenMurderer (2)
Liza HaydenSir Richard Ratcliffe
Louise BushSir Robert Brackenbury
Louise BushEarl of Richmond
Louise BushLord Grey
Meredith MacNeillLady Anne
Meredith MacNeillYoung Elizabeth
Penelope BeaumontStanley, Earl of Derby
Penelope DimondSir James Blunt

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Women’s Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Henry VI part 1; Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-female casts; Gender reversal

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
Reviews
A.C. Grayling, Richard III http://www.onlinereviewlondon.com/reviews/richardiii.html

Lois Potter, Shakespeare Quarterly 55 (2004): 450-61 (review article).

For a detailed account of the rehearsal process, and comments from actors on their roles, visit http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/globelink/frameset.htm

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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