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Richard II

Synopsis
Live broadcast of the the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2013 production of Richard II directed by Gregory Doran with David Tennant in the title role.
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2014
Recording date
2013
Duration
162 mins

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 Ross
Joshua RichardsLord Marshal
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)
Related items
Saturday Review [19/10/2013]

Notes

Notes
Extras: The DVD also includes a commentary by Director Gregory Doran and Live from Stratford-upon-Avon Producer John Wyver. Also available on Blu-ray.
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.

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

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.
Name

Royal Shakespeare Company, Mail Order

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk/buyonline/shopping/index.asp?category=65&sessionid=958647199122126557164598758&deptnum=2 External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 748114
Fax
01789 748115
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6B

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