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Leben und Tod König Richards III.

Alternative title
Leben und Tod Koenig Richards Iii. Richard III
Synopsis
A production for television of Manfred Wekwerth’s 1974/1975 staging of Richard III for the Schauspielhaus, Zurich. Helmuth Lohner is Richard.
Language
English
Country
Austria; Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
3 Jan 1976 (Channel: WDR 3)
Duration
202 mins

Credits

Director
Manfred Wekwerth
Writer
Hilmar Thate; William Shakespeare
Music
Günther Fischer
Production Design
Hans-Ulrich Schmückle
Cast
Jörg CassardtGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Anne-Marie Blanc 
Annemarie Dermon 
Fred Tanner 
Helmuth LohnerRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Peter Arens 
Renate RichterLady Anne
Robert Tessen 
Wernher Buch 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The Academy of Arts, Berlin holds an archive of Wekwerth’s work including videotapes, press cuttings and other documentation.

Please contact the Media Department of the Munich University Theatre Institute for private viewing on site.
History
First staged in 1972 at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin.
Textual information
Translation by Manfred Wekwerth and Hilmar Thate

Production Company

Name

ORF

Email
kundendienst@orf.at
Web
http://ORF.at/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+43 (01) 87878-0
Address
Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio & Television (ORF)
Würzburggasse 30
Vienna
A-1136
Austria
Name

ZDF

Notes
See: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen

Archive

Name

Munich Ludwig Maximilian University

Contact
Reiner Josef Klein: r.i.klein@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Email
theatrewissenschaft@uni-muenchen.de
Web
http://www.theaterwissenschaft.uni-muenchen.de/einrichtungen/bibliothek/hinweise_bibliot/index.html External site opens in new window
Phone
(089) 2180 2490
Fax
(089) 2180 5307
Address
Videotheque
Institute for Theatre Studies Library, Zentnerstrasse 31
Munich
80798
Germany
Name

Österreichische Mediathek

Web
http://www.mediathek.at External site opens in new window
Phone
+43-1/5973669-20
Fax
+43-1/5973669-25
Address
Abteilung des Technischen Museums Wien
Marchettischlössl
Gumpendorfer Strasse 95
1060
Vienna

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