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Henry VI. Part 1

Synopsis
Recording of Henry VI. Part 1 by the Marlowe Dramatic Society directed by George Rylands. Richard Marquand is Henry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Thurston Dart
Cast
Richard MarquandKing Henry VI
Peter OrrRichard Plantagenet, later Duke of York
David King (2)Duke of Gloucester
William DevlinSir John Talbot, later Earl of Shrewsbury
Freda DowieJoan la Pucelle
Anthony ArlidgeBasset
Brian BatchelorMayor of London
Cyril LuckhamEdmund Mortimer
David BuckBastard of Orléans
David Rowe-BeddoeVernon
Frank DuncanEarl of Warwick
Gary WatsonDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Gordon GardnerJohn, Talbot’s son
John BartonGeneral
John Hopkins (2)Duke of Burgundy
John NettletonSir John Falstaff
John ShrapnelSir William Lucy
Mary MorrisMargaret, daughter of King Reignier
Patrick GarlandCharles, Dauphin of France
Raymond ClarkeSir William Glansdale
Ronald GreyShepherd
Terrence HardimanCardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester
V.C. Clinton-BaddeleyReignier, Duke of Anjou
Yvonne BonnamyCountess of Auvergne

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Henry VI part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp415-436

Production Company

Name

Argo

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

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