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Richard III

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Richard III by James and Elizabeth Hart with Laurence Olivier as Richard and Ralph Richardson as Buckingham.
Series
Columbia Workshop
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Jun 1946 at 16:00 (Channel: CBS)
Duration
c90

Credits

Producer
Richard Sanville
Music
Herbert Menges
Adaptor for Radio
Elizabeth Hart; James Hart
Cast
Harry AndrewsDuke of Buckingham
Joyce RedmanLady Anne
Laurence OlivierRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Margaret LeightonQueen Elizabeth
Nina BurrowQueen Margaret
Peter CopleySir James Tyrrel
Ralph RichardsonNarrator
Sidney TaplerSir William Catesby

Additional Details

Theatre company
Old Vic Theatre Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The Old Vic Theatre Company was in New York and was approached by CBS to do two broadcasts. The plays chosen were from the Company’s previous season’s repertory - Richard III and Peer Gynt.

Production Company

Name

CBS Radio

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.

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