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Richard II

Synopsis
Video recording of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2013 production of Richard II directed by Gregory Doran with David Tennant in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2013

Credits

Director
Gregory Doran
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Paul Englishby
Production Design
Stephen Brimson Lewis
Cast
David TennantKing Richard II
Emma HamiltonQueen Isabel
Michael PenningtonJohn of Gaunt
Nigel LindsayBolingbroke
Jane LapotaireDuchess of Gloucester
Antony ByrneThomas Mowbray
Elliot Barnes-WorrellGroom of King Richard’s stable
Gracy G. GoldmanLady attending the Queen
Harry WisemanHarry Percy
Jake MannBagot
Jim HooperBishop of Carlisle
Joshua RichardsLord Marshal
Joshua RichardsLord Ross
Keith OsbornSir Stephen Scroope
Marty CruickshankDuchess of York
Miranda NolanLady-in-Waiting
Oliver Ford DaviesEdmund of Langley, Duke of York
Oliver RixDuke of Aumerle
Sam MarksBushy
Sean ChapmanHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Simon ThorpEarl of Salisbury
Youssef KerkourLord Willoughby

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
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Notes

History
The production was broadcast live in cinemas on November 13 2013 in RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon. This is the first production to be broadcast live by the RSC. Richard II opened on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre 10 October 2013 and played at the Barbican Theatre, London from 9 December to 25 January 2014. The live broadcast is available on DVD and catalogued separately on this database.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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