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Leben und Tod König Richard des Dritten

Alternative title
Leben und Tod Koenig Richard des Dritten Richard III
Synopsis
A German television production of Richard III directed by Ingrid Fausak and staged by Manfred Wekwerth. Hilmar Thate is Richard.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
2 May 1976 at 20:00 (Channel: DDR-F-1)
Duration
88 mins

Credits

Director
Ingrid Fausak
Producer
Anita Schulz
Cinematographer
Harri Münzhardt
Writer
William Shakespeare
Editor
Karin Hennes
Music
Günther Fischer
Contributor
Manfred Wekwerth
Cast
Peter BauseGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Christian StövesandMarquis of Dorset
Elsa Grube-DeisterQueen Margaret
Ernst KahlerSir Robert Brackenbury
Hilmar ThateRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Horst WeinheimerStanley, Earl of Derby
Inge KellerQueen Elizabeth
Jürgen HentschDuke of Buckingham
Jutte WachowiakLady Anne
Otto MelliesLord Rivers
Peter ReusseLord Grey

Additional Details

Theatre
Deutsches Theater Berlin
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The production is based on Professor Robert Weimann’s research into the popular tradition in Shakespeare’s theatre, particularly the effect of the medieval Vice-figure on Richard’s relationship with the audience.
History
First staged at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin in 1972 and revived 1978.
Reviews
Source: DRA Babelsberg (FESAD database information)

Production Company

Name

Deutscher Fernsehfunk

Archive

Name

Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv (DRA) Babelsberg

Contact
info@dra.de
Email
sekretariat@dra.de
Web
http://www.dra.de External site opens in new window
Phone
+49 (0)331 58 12-0
Fax
+49 (0)331 58 12-199
Address
Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 20
Potsdam
14482

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