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Richard III

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the RSC’s 2007 production of Richard III directed by Michael Boyd with Jonathan Slinger in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 Feb 2007

Credits

Director
Michael Boyd
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
James Jones; John Woolf
Production Design
Tom Piper
Cast
Forbes MassonKing Edward IV
Maureen BeattieDuchess of York
Michael HoodPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
James TuckerGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Alexander MorrisClarence’s son
Alexia HealyMistress Shore
Alice Roberts (2)Clarence’s daughter
Ann OgbomoQueen Elizabeth
Antony BunseeSir Robert Brackenbury
Antony BunseeKeeper of the Tower
Chris McGillLord Grey
Chuk IwujiGhost of King Henry VI
Clive WoodGhost of York (Ghost)
Geoffrey FreshwaterSir Walter Herbert
Geoffrey StreatfeildLord Rivers
Hannah BarrieLady Anne
Jack FieldingClarence’s son
Jamie ThomasClarence’s son
Jessica SmithClarence’s daughter
John MackaySir James Tyrrel
Jonathan SlingerRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Julius D’SilvaSir William Catesby
Katy StephensQueen Margaret
Keiran HillLord Mayor of London
Keith BartlettStanley, Earl of Derby
Keith DunphyLord Lovell
Lex ShrapnelEarl of Richmond
Matt CostainSir Richard Ratcliffe
Miles RichardsonBishop of Ely
Nicholas AsburySir Thomas Vaughan
Paul HamiltonEarl of Oxford
Richard CorderyDuke of Buckingham
Roger WatkinsArchbishop of York (Cardinal)
Sophie SamundaClarence’s daughter
Tom HodgkinsLord Hastings
Wela FrasierMarquis of Dorset

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
It is not known which of the children played the roles of Clarence’s children and Richard, Duke of York in this recording.
History
The production played from 12 January-17 February 2007 as part of the Complete Works Festival.
Reviews
An extract from Michael Boyd talking about his production of Richard III can be listened to at http://www.rsc.org.uk/newsandevents/events/3540.aspx (accessed 5/2007).

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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