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König Richard III (2 Teile)

Alternative title
Koenig Richard III (2 Teile) King Richard II (2 Parts)
Synopsis
German radio version of Shakespeare’s Richard III produced and adapted for broadcasting by Friedhelm Ortmann.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Radio
Recording date
7 Jul 1981
Transmission details
29 Mar 1983 (Channel: WDR)
Duration
95 mins

Credits

Producer
Friedhelm Ortmann
Writer
A.W. von Schlegel
Adaptor for Radio
Friedhelm Ortmann
Cast
Norbert KappenKing Edward IV
Ursula von ReibnitzDuchess of York
Werner GalasPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Jan KoesterRichard, the young Duke of York
Rolf BoysenGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Alfred CernyBishop of Ely
Aljoscha SebaldStanley, Earl of Derby
Carsten KlemmGhost of Prince Edward
Christian BrücknerSir Richard Ratcliffe
Christoph PraguaEarl of Oxford
Elfriede IrrallQueen Elizabeth
Franz KollaschSir James Tyrrel
Friedhelm OrtmannSir Walter Herbert
Günter KaschMurderer
Günther SauerGhost of King Henry VI
Gustl DatzCitizen
Gustl HalenkeLady Anne
Hans-Georg PanczakMessenger
Harry KahlenbergLord Mayor of London
Heino HallhuberSir James Blunt
Helmut PickPriest
Horst BraunCitizen
Horst SachtlebenDuke of Norfolk
Joachim HöppnerEarl of Surrey
Josef DoblerSir William Brandon
Joseph MeinertzhagenMurderer
Jürgen von PawelszMessenger
Karl RenarCitizen
Karl-Heinz PelseSir Robert Brackenbury
Leo BardischewskiArchishop of York
Manfred ZapatkaSir William Catesby
Maria BeckerQueen Margaret
Markus HelisClarence’s son
Matthias PonnierLord Rivers
Melanie JungClarence’s daughter
Michael EversLord Grey
Michael HoffmannMessenger
Michael HoffmannPage
Norbert GastellChristopher Unswick, a Priest
Otto KuklaMessenger
Paul BürksCardinal
Peter FrickeEarl of Richmond
Peter LieckDuke of Buckingham
Peter LührScrivener
Siemen RühaakMarquis of Dorset
Thomas HoltzmannRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Walter SchmidingerHastings
Werner GalasNobleman

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
According to the ARD programme entry, the radio production follows theatre critic Karl Heinz Ruppelt’s assessment of the play as one in which the ‘word is the true weapon of the intellectually superior political criminal’.
History
Broadcast in two parts. Part 2 was transmitted on 29/3/2008.
Textual information
Translation by A. W. von Schlegel
Reviews
Source: ARD radio drama database (Hörspiel-Archiv) http://www.ard.de/radio/hoerspiel-lesung/hoerspielarchiv (accessed 11/2008)

Production Company

Name

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)

Archive

Name

Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv (DRA) Frankfurt

Email
dra@hr-online.de
Web
http://www.dra.de/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+49 (0)69 15687-0
Fax
+40 (0)69 15687-100
Address
Bertramstr. 8
Frankfurt
D-60320
Germany

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