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Now: In the Wings on a World Stage

Synopsis
Documentary. Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road with Richard III first staged in 2011 at the Old Vic, London. In over 200 performances, and across 3 continents, Kevin and the troupe reveal some of the backstage moments of their staging. Their story and experiences weave around, and reflect on, excerpts from the play from their various locations, from Epidaurus to Doha.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2014
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Jeremy Whelehan
Contributor
Sam Mendes
Cast
Andrew LongKing Edward IV
Maureen AndermanDuchess of York
Manners. KatherineRichard, the young Duke of York
Chandler WilliamsGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Andrew LongUS tour (Richard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard)
Andrew LongBishop of Ely
Annabel ScholeyLady Anne
Chuk IwujiDuke of Buckingham
Gavin StenhouseMarquis of Dorset
Gavin StenhouseChristopher Unswick, a Priest
Gemma JonesQueen Margaret
Haydn GwynneQueen Elizabeth
Howard W. OvershownSir Thomas Vaughan
Howard W. OvershownKeeper of the Tower
Howard W. OvershownSir Robert Brackenbury
Isaiah JohnsonLord Rivers
Isaiah JohnsonLord Mayor of London
Jack EllisHastings
Jeremy BobbMurderer (2)
Jeremy BobbSir William Catesby
Jeremy WhelehanDuke of Norfolk
Kevin SpaceyRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Manners. KatherineUS tour (Lady Anne)
Manners. KatherineUS tour (Queen Elizabeth)
Michael RudkoStanley, Earl of Derby
Nathan DarrowEarl of Richmond
Nathan DarrowLord Grey
Phillips. Simon LeeSir James Tyrrel
Stephen Lee AndersonSir Richard Ratcliffe

Additional Details

Theatre company
Bridge Project Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Touring productions; Richard III, King of England (1452-1485)

Notes

Notes
Available for sale, streaming or download at: https://www.kevinspacey.com/nowthefilm/ (5/2014).
History
Film premiere in cinemas in Great Britain 9 June 2014.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.kevinspacey.com/nowthefilm/

Production Company

Name

Treetops Productions

Distributor

Name

kevinspacey.com

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