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Richard II

Synopsis
Video recording of Martha Henry’s 1999 production of Richard II for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Geordie Johnson is Richard.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
24 Jun 1999
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Martha Henry
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Astrid Janson
Costume
Allan Wilbee
Cast
Geordie JohnsonKing Richard II
Maggie BlakeQueen Isabel
Joseph ShawJohn of Gaunt
John DolanBolingbroke
Patricia CollinsDuchess of Gloucester
Brad RudyThomas Mowbray
Brad RudyGroom of King Richard’s stable
Donald CarrierAbbot of Westminster
Donald CarrierGreen
Duncan OllerenshawHerald
Duncan OllerenshawLord Ross
Duncan OllerenshawKeeper of the prison at Pomfret
Evan BuliungLord Marshal
Greg BrykLord Willoughby
John Gilbert (2)Edmund of Langley, Duke of York
Jonathan GoadSir Stephen Scroope
Jordan PettleBushy
Joyce CampionDuchess of York
Martin AlbertDuke of Aumerle
Nicolas Van BurekHarry Percy
Paul DunnGardener’s man (1)
Richard McMillanGardener
Richard McMillanSir Piers Exton
Robert KingHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Stephen RussellEarl of Salisbury
Steve RossBagot
Timothy AskewLord Fitzwalter
William NeedlesBishop of Carlisle

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 27 June-25 December 1999.
Reviews
Watermeier, Daniel J. Shakespeare Bulletin 18, no. 2 (2000), pp. 37-38.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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