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König Richard II

Alternative title
Koenig Richard Ii King Richard II
Synopsis
A German television production of Richard II staged by Fritz Bennewitz and directed for television by Margot Thyret. Manfred Heine is Richard.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
8 Jan 1972 at 20:00 (Channel: DDR-F-2)
Duration
104 mins

Credits

Director
Fritz Bennewitz; Margot Thyret
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jens-Uwe Günther
Production Design
Franz Havemann
Costume
Ingrid Rehaus
Cast
Manfred HeineKing Richard II
Victor DrägerJohn of Gaunt
Lutz RiemannBolingbroke
Dietrich MechowEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
Ernst SchmidtThomas Mowbray
Fred DieskoHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Fred GraeveGreen
Giso WeißbachBushy
Hans-Gerd SonnenburgHarry Percy
Michael ChristianDuke of Aumerle
Wolf-Dietrich VoigtBagot

Additional Details

Theatre
Deutsches Nationaltheater, Weimar
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

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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