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Henry VI. Part 2: England’s Fall

Synopsis
A video recording of the production of Henry VI. Part 2 directed by Michael Boyd with Chuk Iwuji as Henry VI.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
30 Sep 2006

Credits

Director
Michael Boyd
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
James Jones; John Woolf
Production Design
Tom Piper
Cast
Chuk IwujiKing Henry VI
Katy StephensQueen Margaret
Jonathan SlingerRichard (Crookback), son of Duke of York
Richard CorderyHumphrey, Duke of Gloucester
Geoffrey StreatfeildDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Alexia HealyQueen Margaret’s attendant
Alexia HealySimpcox’s wife
Ann OgbomoQueen Margaret’s attendant
Antony BunseeKeeper (Jailer)
Antony BunseeDick the Butcher
Clive WoodRichard Plantagenet, Duke of York
Forbes MassonEdward, Earl of March
Forbes MassonJohn Holland (Rebel (2))
Geoffrey FreshwaterCardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester
Hannah BarrieMargery Jourdain
Hannah BarrieQueen Margaret’s attendant
James TuckerGeorge, Edward’s brother, later Duke of Clarence
James TuckerSmith the Weaver
John MackayJack Cade
Jonathan SlingerGeorge Bevis (Rebel (1))
Julius D’SilvaPeter Thump
Keiran HillThomas Horner
Keith BartlettGhost of Talbot
Keith DunphyYoung Clifford
Lex ShrapnelGhost of John Talbot
Matt CostainSimon Simpcox
Matt CostainSir Humphrey Stafford
Maureen BeattieEleanor, Duchess of Gloucester
Miles RichardsonOld Lord Clifford
Miles RichardsonSir John Stanley
Nicholas AsburyDuke of Somerset
Patrice NaiambanaEarl of Warwick
Paul HamiltonAlexander Iden
Roger WatkinsLord Saye
Roger WatkinsEarl of Salisbury
Tom HodgkinsDuke of Buckingham
Wela FrasierKeeper’s assistant
Wela FrasierMichael

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry VI part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

History
The trilogy played in repertory from 7 July-21 October 2006 and from 9-7 February 2007 as part of the Complete Works Festival.
Reviews
Director Michael Boyd speaks to Heather Neill about the history cycle and his approach to the productions on Theatre Voice which is free to stream or download from theatrevoice.com. The talk is 27 mins and was recorded 25 April 2007.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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