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Anointed King, An

Synopsis
Radio programme. An account of the Royal Shakespeare’s Company production of Richard II as part of Peter Hall’s seven-play history cycle The Wars of the Roses. Members of the Company speak of their work in the production and are heard in rehearsal at Stratford and London between January and May 1964. The production made use of improvisation. Narrated by Ian Rodger.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
10 Jun 1964 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
80 mins

Credits

Producer
Joe Burroughs
Contributor
David Warner; Deborah Stanford; Derek Waring; Eric Porter; Ian Rodger; John Barton; Michel Saint-Denis; Patrick Donnell; Paul Hardwick; Peter Hall; Peter Wood; Roy Dotrice; William Squire

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Improvisation

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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

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