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Richard II (1970)

TitleRichard II
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsRichard II (teleplay)


An adaptation of the 1969 Prospect Theatre production at the Edinburgh Festival

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Richard IIIan McKellen
John Of GauntPaul Hardwick
BolingbrokeTimothy West
QueenLucy Fleming

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerRichard Cottrell
ProducerToby Robertson
ProducerMark Shivas
ProductionTony Abbott

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell