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King John

Synopsis
Live sound recording of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1974 production of King John directed and re-worked by John Barton assisted by Barry Kyle. Emrys James is King John.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
18 Jan 1975

Credits

Director
Barry Kyle; John Barton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
James Walker (2)
Production Design
Ann Curtis
Cast
Emrys JamesKing John
Ian McKellenPhilip the Bastard
Sheila AllenLady Constance
David SuchetHubert
Benedict TaylorArthur, Duke of Brittaine
Albert WellingWarwick
Benedict TaylorPrince Henry
Clement McCallinKing Philip of France
Denis HolmesEarl of Salisbury
Gavin CampbellLimoges, Duke of Austria
Gavin Campbell2nd Soldier
Hilda BraidQueen Eleanor
Janet WhitesideLady Faulconbridge
Jeffery DenchCardinal Pandulph
John BoswallFitzwalter
John Labanowski1st Soldier
Jonathan KentLouis the Dauphin
Leon TannerCitizen of Angers
Leon TannerAbbot
Malcolm ArmstrongChâtillon
Mike GwilymDeath, The Presenter
Philip DunbarLord Bigot
Ray ArmstrongMelun
Richard MayesEarl of Pembroke
Roger BizleyEarl of Essex
Wilfred GroveRobert Faulconbridge

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
King John
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 20 March 1974.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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