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Richard III

Synopsis
Television drama. Benedict Cumberbatch plays King Richard.
Series
Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
21 May 2016 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
130 mins

Credits

Director
Dominic Cooke
Producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Television
Ben Power
Cast
Geoffrey StreatfeildKing Edward IV
Judi DenchDuchess of York
Caspar MorleyPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Isaac AndrewsRichard, the young Duke of York
Sam TroughtonGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Al WeaverLord Rivers
Alan DavidBishop of Ely
Anton LesserExeter
Barney HarrisNed
Ben DanielsDuke of Buckingham
Benedict CumberbatchRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Gary PowellSir James Tyrrel
Geoff BellMurderer
Ivanno JeremiahSir James Blunt
James FleetHastings
Jo Stone-FewingsStanley, Earl of Derby
John MackaySir Robert Brackenbury
Josef AltinMurderer
Jude OwusuMessenger
Keeley HawesQueen Elizabeth
Keith DunphySir Richard Ratcliffe
Luke TreadawayEarl of Richmond
Madison LygoPrincess Elizabeth
Matthew NeedhamBasset
Paul BazelySir William Catesby
Phoebe FoxLady Anne
Robert BowmanLord Mayor of London
Samuel ValentineLord Grey
Simon GintyStanley, Earl of Derby
Sophie OkonedoQueen Margaret

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Henry VI parts I & II and Richard III are available as a 3-disc DVD set from online retailers.

In the US the series was transmitted by PBS in Great Performances, produced by Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET.

Production Company

Name

Neal Street Productions

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
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
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

Distributor

Name

BBC Store

Web
https://store.bbc.com/ External site opens in new window
Notes
NB. From May 2017 programmes are no longer available to buy on BBC Store. From November 1st 2017 the store will close completely and programmes bought from BBC Store will no longer be available to watch. Customers who have bought items from BBC Store will be contacted by email and refunded for their purchases either by full cash refund or Amazon video vouchers.

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