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Richard II

Synopsis
Television version of the play adapted and directed by Rupert Goold. Ben Whishaw is King Richard and Rory Kinnear is Bolingbroke.
Series
Hollow Crown, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
30 Jun 2012 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
160 mins

Credits

Director
Rupert Goold
Producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Cinematographer
Danny Cohen
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Andrew McAlpine
Costume
Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Art Direction
Ben Smith
Adaptor for Television
Ben Power; Rupert Goold
Cast
Ben WhishawKing Richard II
Clémence PoésyQueen Isabel
Patrick StewartJohn of Gaunt
Rory KinnearBolingbroke
Adrian SchillerLord Willoughby
Daniel BoydGroom of King Richard’s stable
David BradleyGardener
David MorriseyHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
David SuchetDuchess of York
Ferdinand KingsleyBushy
Finbar LynchLord Marshal
Harry Hadden-PatonGreen
Henry MonkBolingbroke’s guard
Isabella LaughlandLady attending the Queen
James PurefoyThomas Mowbray
Lindsay DuncanDuchess of York
Lucian MsamatiBishop of Carlisle
Peter de JerseyLord Ross
Rhodri Wyn MilesCaptain of the Welsh army
Richard BremnerAbbot of Westminster
Samuel RoukinBagot
Simon TrinderGardener’s man (1)
Tim Goodman-HillSir Stephen Scroope
Tom HughesDuke of Aumerle

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Hollow Crown, The

Notes

Notes
Contained within a 4-disc DVD set with the other plays transmitted in THE HOLLOW CROWN series. The DVD is titled THE HOLLOW CROWN.
General
Locations: Pembroke Castle, St David’s Cathedral, Wales, Tenby, Pembrokeshire.

Production Company

Name

NBC Universal Television

Name

Neal Street Productions

Name

WNET

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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