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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King John (1953, The Old Vic)

TitleKing John
Theater CompanyThe Old Vic
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1953-10-27
End Date1953-10-30
Play ConnectionsKing John (performance)

Cast Overview

King JohnMichael Hordern
Queen EleanorBarbara Clegg
Queen EleanorViola Lyel
Prince HenryJohn Greenwood
Arthur, Duke of BrittaineNicky Edmett
ConstanceFay Compton
Blanche of SpainGwen Cherrell
Lady FaulconbridgeNancye Stewart
Philip Faulconbridge, the BastardRichard Burton
Robert FaulconbridgeTimothy Bateson
Earl of PembrokeJohn Dearth
Earl of EssexNeville Teede
Earl of SalisburyRobert Hardy
Lord BigotMaxwell Gardiner
Lord BigotNeil Landor
Hubert de BurghEdgar Wreford
King Philip of FranceWilliam Squire
Prince Lewis the DauphinJohn Neville
Duke Limoges of AustriaLaurence Hardy
Lord MelunJames Maxwell
ChatillonDavid William
Cardinal PandulphPaul Daneman

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorMichael Benthall
ProducerGeorge Devine
DesignerJames Bailey

Company Overview

Theater Company The Old Vic