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Richard III

Synopsis
Video recording of Richard III staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre as part of the Globe to Globe season. Performed by the National Theatre of China from Beijing and spoken in Mandarin. Zhang Dongyu in the title role.
Language
Chinese - Mandarin (PRC)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
Apr 2012

Credits

Director
Wang Xiaoying
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
Peng Dinghuang
Cast
She NannanQueen Margaret
Zhang DongyuRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Zhang XinLady Anne

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre of China
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works; Globe to Globe season; World Shakespeare Festival 2012

Notes

General
he Company’s elaborate costumes and props were held up on a container ship and the show was costumed from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre costume and props departments. This was the Company’s first visit to Great Britain.
History
Performed at the Globe April 28 and 29, 2012.

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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