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Richard II

Synopsis
Radio documentary series presented by Linda Cookson. Directors, designers and leading actors discuss the planning and staging of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s current stage production of Richard II. The production is directed for stage by Barry Kyle with Jeremy Irons as Richard and Michael Kitchen as Bolingbroke. Includes extracts from the play.
Series
RSC in Repertoire
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
31 Mar 1987 at 20:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
M. Corwin
Contributor
Barry Kyle; Linda Cookson; William Dudley
Cast
Jeremy IronsKing Richard II
Brewster MasonJohn of Gaunt
Michael KitchenBolingbroke

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
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
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

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