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Richard II

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play produced and directed by Richard Wortley. With John Hurt in the title role and David Suchet as Bolingbroke. Music composed by Ilona Sekacz.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
24 May 1985
Transmission details
2 Feb 1986 at 18:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
160 mins

Credits

Director
Richard Wortley
Producer
Richard Wortley
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Cast
John HurtKing Richard II
Ann BellQueen Isabel
Harry AndrewsJohn of Gaunt
David SuchetBolingbroke
Alan ThompsonLord Willoughby
Anne JamesonDuchess of York
Bernard BrownLord Fitzwalter
Bernard BrownBishop of Carlisle
Brian SmithBagot
Christopher DouglasDuke of Aumerle
Colin StarkeyGreen
David GarthEarl of Salisbury
David GarthGardener
David LearnerHarry Percy
David SinclairSir Piers Exton
Garard GreenLord Marshal
Helena BreckLady (1) (Lady attending the Queen)
Hugh DicksonHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
John ChurchSir Stephen Scroope
John ChurchLord Berkeley
Mary WimbushDuchess of Lancaster
Melinda WalkerLady (2) (Lady attending the Queen)
Peter AcreBushy
Philip VossThomas Mowbray
Roger HammondEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
Trevor NicholsLord Ross

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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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