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Shakespeares Rosenkriege I und II

Alternative title
Shakespeare’s Wars of the Roses I and II
Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s major tetralogy directed and adapted for broadcasting by Rolf Schneider. 200 years of English history are told by the figure of the Shakespearean fool (Fritz Lichtenhahn), who also slips into the the role of Richard III. With Friedhelm Ptok as Richard II, Erich Schellow as Bolingbroke and Arnold Marquis as Falstaff.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Audio; Radio
Transmission details
25 Dec 1985 (Channel: SFB)
Duration
76 mins

Credits

Director
Rolf Schneider
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Ralf Becher
Adaptor for Radio
Rolf Schneider
Cast
Friedhelm PtokKing Richard II
Jutta LampeQueen Margaret
Arnold MarquisSir John Falstaff
Hans MadinHumphrey, Duke of Gloucester
Sybille GillesDuchess of Gloucester
Fritz LichtenhahnRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Fritz LichtenhahnFool
Gustl HalenkeEleanor, Duchess of Gloucester
Heinz RabeEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Hermann EbelingThomas Mowbray
Thomas HoltzmannEarl of Richmond

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V; Henry VI part 1; Henry VI part 2; Henry VI part 3; Richard II; Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Shakespeare Box - Werke

Notes

Notes
A copy of the recording can be ordered from the Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) programme distribution service (Mitschnittservice) at http://www.rbb-online-shop.de/mcgi/shop/index.cgi?T=1168514924{rbb_haupt=http://www.rbb-online-shop.de/pcgi/a.cgi?alayout=398&ausgabe=kontaktform

This production is part of the Random House Audio SHAKESPEARE BOX-WERKE CD collection, commercially available from online retailers (see separate entry).
Reviews
Source: ARD radio drama archive (Hörspiel-Archiv) http://www.ard.de/radio/hoerspiel-lesung/hoerspielarchiv/ (accessed 10/2008)

Production Company

Name

Sender Freies Berlin (SFB)

Notes
Public radio and television service for West Berlin from 1 June 1954 until 30 April 2003.

Distributor

Name

RBB Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg

Distributor (Sale)

Name

RBB Media GmbH

Email
shop@rbb-media.de 14057
Web
http://www.rbb-media.de External site opens in new window
Phone
++49-(0)30-97993 84901
Fax
++49-(0)30-97993 84909
Address
Kaiserdamm 80/81
Berlin
14057
Germany

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