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Richard III

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ 1977 production of Richard III for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival with Brian Bedford as Richard.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
8 Jun 1977

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Costume
Daphne Dare
Cast
Eric DonkinKing Edward IV
Mary SavidgeDuchess of York
Vincent DaleRichard, the young Duke of York
Robert RuttanGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Alan ScarfeDuke of Buckingham
Barry MacGregorLord Rivers
Bob BakerMarquis of Dorset
Brian BedfordRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Donald GoodpseedEarl of Warwick
Frank MaradenSir James Tyrrel
Graeme CampbellHastings
Joel KenyonMurderer (1)
Joel KenyonSir James Blunt
Lewis GordonSir William Catesby
Maggie SmithQueen Elizabeth
Margaret TyzackQueen Margaret
Martha HenryLady Anne
Max HelpmannStanley, Earl of Derby
Mervyn BlakeBishop of Ely
Peter BrikmanisBerkeley
Peter BrikmanisChristopher Unswick, a Priest
Peter HuttLord Grey
Richard CurnockLord Mayor of London
Richard WhelanDuke of Norfolk
Robert BensonCardinal
Rod BeattieSir Richard Ratcliffe
Rodger BartonArchbishop of York
Rodger BartonLord Lovell
Stephen HunterEarl of Oxford
Stephen RussellMurderer (2)
Stewart ArnottEarl of Surrey
Stewart ArnottSir Thomas Vaughan
Tom WoodEarl of Richmond
Wally BondarenkoSheriff
William NeedlesSir Robert Brackenbury

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 8 June -15 October 1977
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 29 (1978): 222-26 (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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