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Richard III

Synopsis
Live audio recording of Terry Hand’s 1981 staging of Richard III for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Alan Howard in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
8 Dec 1991
Duration
451 mins

Credits

Director
Terry Hands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Cast
David SuchetKing Edward IV
Marjorie YatesDuchess of York
Richard PascoGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Alan HowardRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Arthur KohnSir James Tyrrel
Barbara Leigh-HuntQueen Margaret
Bille BrownLord Lovell
Brett UsherLord Rivers
Bruce PurchaseLord Hastings
Catherine RidingJane Shore
David BradleySir Robert Brackenbury
Derek GodfreyDuke of Buckingham
Domini BlytheQueen Elizabeth
James HazeldineMurderer (1)
Joe MeliaMurderer (2)
John BoweSir Richard Ratcliffe
John CarlisleBishop of Ely
John DarrellGhost of King Henry VI
Jonathan TaflerGhost of Prince Edward
Julia TobinElizabeth Plantagenet
Michael FitzgeraldChristopher Unswick, a Priest
Ray LlewellynLord Mayor of London
Rob EdwardsLord Grey
Sinead CusackLady Anne
Sion Tudor-OwenMarquis of Dorset
Timothy WalkerJohn, a Priest
Tom WilkinsonSir William Catesby
Trevor BaxterStanley, Earl of Derby
William ArmstrongSir Thomas Vaughan

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Edward, son of Edward IV, played either by Paul Davies-Prowles or Jason Smart; Richard, Duke of York, played either by Andrew O’Brien or Charles Rendall; Edward, Clarence’s son played either by Hayden Parsey or Oliver White; Margaret, Clarence’s daughter, played either by Joanna Dukes or Martha Parsey.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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