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Richard II

Synopsis
The tenth in a weekly live stream project by Rob Myles to present all of Shakespeare’s plays in the order in which it is thought they were originally written. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, it brings together many actors currently unable to travel and perform due to the Coronavirus crisis. The reading is introduced by Hailey Bachrach (King’s College London / Shakespeare’s Globe).

Cast:
King Richard II - Louise Lee
Henry Bullingbrook - Danann McAleer
Duke Of York - Robert Cohen
John Of Gaunt - Yvonne Riley
Northumberland - Emily Gilson
Thomas Mowbray - Neelaksh Sadhoo
Queen to Richard - Lane Graciano
Duchess of York - Lisa Hill-Corley
Duke of Aumerle - Michael Skellern
Bishop of Carlisle - Miriam Kerzner
Duchess of Gloucester - Meredith DiPaolo Stephens
Henry Percy - Brandon Dodsworth
Busy/Gardner - Jamie Richard-Stewart
Ensemble 1 - Alec Bennie
Ensemble 2 - Lauren Ash-Morgan
Ensemble 3 - Liza Graham
Ensemble 4 - Pedro Santos
Ensemble 5 - Georgia Andrews
Ensemble 6 - Jack Lancaster
Ensemble 7 - Ezra Jackson-Smith
Swing 1 - Eleanor Neylon
Swing 2 - Luke Barton
Series
The Show Must Go Online
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Video
Transmission details
20 May 2020
Duration
225:35

Credits

Director
Robert Myles
Producer
Sarah Peachey

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

General
A project by actor and writer Robert Myles to present ‘weekly readings of the Complete Plays of Shakespeare by a global cast, in the order they were believed to have been written.' For more details, visit the peroject homepage at: https://robmyles.co.uk/theshowmustgoonline/

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/sduosvFsGIQ
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Robert Myles

Web
https://robmyles.co.uk/theshowmustgoonline/ External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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