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Kingmaker, The

Synopsis
This audio drama is a continuation of the television series Doctor Who, with Peter Davison and Nicola Bryant returning to the roles of the Doctor and his companion Peri. In this adventure they have to deal with time paradoxes that occur when the mysterious ‘Mr Seyton’ attempts to alter history so that the reign of Richard III more closely resembles Shakespeare’s version of events, especially with regards to the fate of the Princes in the Tower. The play begins with Elizabethan audiences getting angry with Peri after she gives away the ending to Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ during an early performance of the play. It is eventually revealed that ‘Seyton’ is in fact Shakespeare himself.
Series
Doctor Who
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2006
Recording date
Nov 2005
Duration
139 mins

Credits

Director
Gary Russell
Writer
Nev Fountain
Cast
Arthur Smith (2)Clarrie (George, Duke of Clarence)
Caroline MorrisErimem
Chris NeillSir James Tyrrel
Marcus HuttonDuke of Buckingham
Michael Fenton-Stevens'Mr Seyton’ / William Shakespeare
Nicola BryantPeri
Peter DavisonThe Doctor
Stephen BeckettRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Time Travel

Online Availability

Online price
£12.99
Online format
Download

Production Company

Name

Big Finish

Email
enquiries@bigfinish.com
Web
http://www.bigfinish.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01628 824102
Address
PO Box 3787
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SL6 3TF

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

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