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Richard III

Synopsis
Radio programme commemorating the quincentenary of the death of Richard III at Bosworth. Laurence Olivier’s recital of the opening monologue of Shakespeare’s play is followed by William Walton’s score for Olivier’s feature film adaptation of Richard III as arranged by Muir Mathieson.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Aug 1985 at 23:40 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
17 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Music
William Walton
Cast
Laurence OlivierRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Richard III; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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