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Richard III

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2003 production of Richard III. Directed by Sean Holmes with Henry Goodman as Richard III.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2003
Duration
182 mins

Credits

Director
Sean Holmes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adrian Lee
Production Design
Anthony Lamble
Cast
David FielderKing Edward IV
Cherry MorrisDuchess of York
Tom SpackmanPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
William Day-BrosnanRichard, the young Duke of York
Ian GelderGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Andrew MacBeanCardinal
Andrew MacBeanGhost of King Henry VI
Bradley FreegardEarl of Richmond
Bradley FreegardSir Robert Brackenbury
Christopher HarveySir Thomas Vaughan
Daisy HughesClarence’s daughter
David FielderDuke of Norfolk
David JowettPage
David PeartLord Grey
David PeartLord Mayor of London
Fergus O’DonnellMurderer (2)
Fergus O’DonnellSir James Blunt
Fergus O’DonnellScrivener
Henry GoodmanRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Isabella JamesClarence’s daughter
Jack SnellPage
James HayesStanley, Earl of Derby
Javone PrinceMarquis of Dorset
John KilloranLord Rivers
John LightbodySir Richard Ratcliffe
John Lloyd FillinghamLord Hastings
Lise StevensonLady Anne
Lynsey BeauchampFirst citizen
Malcolm SinclairDuke of Buckingham
Maureen BeattieQueen Elizabeth
Robert WynnKeeper of the Tower
Robert WynnEarl of Surrey
Robert WynnClarence’s son
Sheila ReidQueen Margaret
Shereen IbrahimSecond citizen
Toby DantzicSir James Tyrrel
Toby DantzicChristopher Unswick, a Priest
Tom AndersonMurderer (1)
Tom AndersonEarl of Oxford
Tom AndersonBishop of Ely

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Victorian
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
First performance 11 July 2003. It played in repertoire until 8 November 2003 and then moved to the Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne 17-22 November.
Reviews
For a detailed account by Sean Holmes of his approach to staging the play visit http://www.rsc.org.uk/richard/current/director.html

Tucker, Kenneth. Shakespeare Newsletter 53 (2003-4), pp43-4.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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