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Henry VI. Part 2

Synopsis
A recording Henry VI. Part 2 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
Mary MorrisQueen Margaret
Patrick WymarkRichard (Crookback), son of Duke of York
David King (2)Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester
Gary WatsonDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Bob JonesSir John Stanley
David BuckLieutenant
David BurkeGeorge Bevis (Rebel)
David BurkeThomas Horner
David JonesDuke of Buckingham
Dudley JonesSir John Hume
Frank DuncanEarl of Warwick
George RylandsMargery Jourdain
Guy SlaterSir Humphrey Stafford
John ShrapnelYoung Clifford
John TydemanEarl of Salisbury
Michael BatesSimon Simpcox
Miles MallesonLord Saye
Norman RossingtonJack Cade
Patsy ByrneSimpcox’s wife
Peter OrrRichard Plantagenet, Duke of York
Peter WoodthorpeRoger Bolingbroke
Philip StrickPeter Thump
Raymond ClarkeGentleman (2)
Robin EllisLord Scales
Roger CroucherDuke of Somerset
Stephen Thorne (2)George Bevis (Rebel)
Terrence HardimanGentleman (1)
Terrence HardimanAsnath, a spirit
Terrence HardimanSheriff of London
Tony ChurchOld Lord Clifford
Trevor NunnAlexander Iden
William TurnbullStafford’s brother
Yvonne BonnamyEleanor, Duchess of Gloucester

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Henry VI part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The cataloguing information supplied by the British Library Sound Archive notes two actors playing the role of George Bevis. This is an apparent error. The lines for Bevis are usually given to the first rebel.
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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