King Richard the Second [DVD videorecording] by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by David Giles.
Contributor(s): Messina, Cedric | Giles, David | Jacobi, Derek | Gielgud, John | Finch, Jon | Hiller, Wendy | Gray, Charles D | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Time-Life Television | Ambrose Video Publishing.Material type: FilmSeries: Shakespeare, William, Works: ; Shakespeare, William, BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England): Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]Description: 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Richard II [Title on disc label:] | Richard 2 | Richard the Second.Uniform titles: Shakespeare plays (Television program) Contained works: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard II.Subject(s): Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- Drama | Great Britain -- History -- Richard II, 1377-1399 -- Drama | Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Drama | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptationsGenre/Form: Televised plays. | Historical television programs. | Television adaptations.DDC classification: 822.3/3
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"Word for word as written by William Shakespeare"--Container.
DVD-video; digitally remastered; picture & sound enhanced.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Derek Jacobi (King Richard), John Gielgud (John of Gaunt), Jon Finch (Henry Bolingbroke), Wendy Hiller (Duchess of York), Charles Gray (Duke of York), Mary Morris (Duchess of Gloucester), David Swift (Duke of Northumberland), Clifford Rose (Bishop of Carlisle), Charles Keating (Duke of Aumerle), Richard Owens (Thomas Mowbray), Janet Maw (Queen), Jeffrey Holland (Duke of Surrey), Jeremy Bulloch (Henry Percy), Robin Sachs (Bushy), Damien Thomas (Bagot), Alan Dalton (Green), David Dodimead (Lord Ross), John Flint (Lord Willoughby), Carl Oatley (Earl Berkeley), William Whymper (Sir Stephen Scroop), John Barcroft (Earl of Salisbury), David Garfield (Welsh Captain), Desmond Adams (Sir Pierce of Exton), Joe Ritchie (Groom), Paddy Ward (Keeper), Bruno Barnabe (Abbot of Westminster), Jonathan Adams (Gardener), Alan Collins (Gardener's Man), John Curless (Lord Fitzwater), Terry Wright (Murderer), Ronald Fernee (Servant), Tim Brown (Herald), Mike Lewin (Herald), Phillada Sewell (Queen's Lady), Sandra Frieze (Queen's Lady).
Original music, William Walton ; production design, Tony Abbott ; script editor, Alan Shallcross ; literary consultant, John Wilders.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1978.
Taped Apr. 12-17, 1978 at the BBC Television studios in London.
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV).
In English with English subtitles for the hearing impaired.