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Richard III (1953, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleRichard III
Year1953
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Theaters
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1953-07-13
End Date1953-08-22
Play ConnectionsRichard III (performance)

Cast Overview

King Edward IVEdward Holmes
Edward Pr. of WalesGarrick Hagon
ClarenceLloyd Bochner
King Richard IIIAlec Guinness
Cardinal BourchierPeter Mews
Bishop of ElyEric Atkinson
BuckinghamRobert Christie
NorfolkWilliam Needles
RiversNorman Roland
DorsetDouglas Rain
GreyAlex Smith
OxfordPeter Mews
HastingsDouglas Campbell
StanleyNeil Vipond
LovelDonald Harron
VaughanRichard Easton
RatcliffeRobert Robinson
CatesbyTimothy Findley
TyrrelDouglas Rain
BluntWilliam Hutt
HerbertBruce Swerdfager
BrakenburyWilliam Hutt
UrswickEric House
TresselBruce Scott
BerkeleyNeil Carson
Lord MayorMichael Bates
ElizabethBetty Leighton
MargaretIrene Worth
YorkTony Rotherham
Duchess of YorkEleanor Stuart
Lady AnneAmelia Hall
2nd MurdererEric House
1st MurdererWilliam Needles
DerbyGeorge Alexander
1st MessengerRoland Bull
MessengerRoland Bull
3rd MessengerHarold Burke
4th MessengerNeil Carson
PageJim Colbeck
RichmondRobert Goodier
ScrivenerEric House
2nd MessengerJonathan White

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorTyrone Guthrie
Production ManagerCecil Clarke
DesignerTanya Moiseiwitsch
Fight ArrangerDouglas Campbell
Stage DirectorElspeth Cochrane
Stage ManagerJohn Hayes
Music byLouis Applebaum

Company Overview

Theater Company Stratford Festival of Canada

Production information courtesy of: Alan Somerset