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Henry VI

Synopsis
Video recording of Pam Brighton’s conflation of the Henry VI tetralogy for the 1980 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Stephen Russell is King Henry.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
13 Aug 1980

Credits

Director
Pam Brighton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Berthold Carriere
Production Design
Michael Eagan
Costume
Michael Eagan
Cast
Stephen RussellKing Henry VI
Nicholas PennellRichard Plantagenet, later Duke of York
Nicholas PennellRichard (Crookback), son of Duke of York
Rodger BartonEarl of Warwick
Nicholas PennellDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Booth SavageEdward, Earl of March
Booth SavageJack Cade
David Harris (2)Duke of Exeter
Diana LeBlancLady Elizabeth Gray
Fred SteinmetzPeter Thump
Geordie JohnsonDuke of Somerset
Luce GuilbeaultMargaret, daughter of King Reignier
Maurice E. EvansCardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester
Paul WagarBasset
Paul WagarWalter Whitmore
Reg TupperMayor of London
Reg TupperMarquess of Montague
Robert LaChanceDuke of Buckingham
Rod Beattie 
Scott BakerGeorge, Edward’s brother, later Duke of Clarence
Shane KellyEdmund, Earl of Rutland
Sten HornborgDuke of Bedford
Sten HornborgVernon
Stephen OuimetteYoung Clifford
Wesley StevensLord Saye

Additional Details

Theatre
Third Stage
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry VI part 1; Henry VI part 2; Henry VI part 3
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
The production omitted the character of Talbot and all the French scenes.
History
The production ran in repertory 9 June-8 November 1980.
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 32 (1981):176-80 (in review-article).

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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