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Richard II

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Berliner Ensemble’s 2000 production of Richard II directed by Claus Peymann with Michael Maertens as Richard.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
17 Nov 2006

Credits

Director
Claus Peymann
Writer
Thomas Brasch; William Shakespeare
Production Design
Achim Freyer
Costume
Maria-Elena Amos
Cast
Michael MaertensKing Richard II
Hanna JürgensQueen Isabel
Roman KaminskiJohn of Gaunt
Veit SchubertBolingbroke
Carmen-Maja AntoniDuchess of Gloucester
Alexander Doering2nd Delegate
Alexander DoeringLord Ross
Alexander DoeringSoldier
Alexander DoeringGreen
Alexander DoeringGardener
Axel WernerHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Boris JacobyBagot
Boris JacobyPrison attendant (Keeper of the prison at Pomfret)
Carmen-Maja AntoniLady attending the Queen
Carmen-Maja AntoniDuchess of York
Dirk OssigDuke of Aumerle
Manfred KargeEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
Michael RothmannGardener’s man (1)
Michael Rothmann3d Delegate
Michael RothmannThomas Mowbray
Michael RothmannCaptain of the Welsh army
Peter DonathBushy
Peter DonathIst Delegate
Peter DonathLord Willoughby
Philippe GraberLord Ross
Roman KaminskiBishop of Carlisle

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Berliner Ensemble
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)
Related items
Richard II - Shakespeare’s Most Dangerous Play

Notes

History
The production was first staged in Berlin in 2000 and played at The Courtyard Theatre, 16-18 November 2006 as part of The Complete Works Festival.
Awards
Friedrich-Luft-Preis for best Berlin production in 2000.
Textual information
Translation by Thomas Brasch.

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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