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Richard II (1982, William Woodman)

TitleRichard II
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorWilliam Woodman
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 52 mins
Audiencecollege and university
high school
Play ConnectionsRichard II (interpretation)
SeriesThe Bard Series


One of the Bard Productions of Shakespeare performed on a bare stage by American actors, some of which have been seen on the cable tv channel, "Arts & Entertainment." (For others, see 27, 340, 477, and 627.) King Richard II, for example, is played by David Birney, well known from his role in Bridget Loves Bernie

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 IIDavid Birney
GauntJohn McLiam
BolingbrokePaul Shenar
AumerleDeVeren Bookwalter
MowbrayJeff Pomerantz
SurreyWilliam H. Bassett
BushyJay T. Loudenback
BagotMichael Cumming
GreenWilliam Gamble
NorthumberlandJohn Devlin
HotspurNicholas Hammond
WilloughbyMatt Conley
CarlisleLogan Ramsey
ScroopDan Mason
ExtonAlvah Stanley
GardenerCharles Berendt
GardenerJay Robinson
YorkPeter MacLean
Duchess Of YorkNan Martin
LadyKate Fitzmaurice
Members Of The CourtDavid A. Thomas
SoldiersDaniel W. Steininger
KeeperLanny Broyles
GroomDrew Snyder
CastRandy Allen
CastEnoch Anderson
CastCurtis Buttenheim
CastTim Didlake
CastLarry Dusich
CastNoel Fisher
CastLinus Huffman
CastPatrick M. Kenedy
AnneMary-Joan Negro
CastMack Owen
CastMatt Rivald
CastPhill Ruddock

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorWilliam Woodman
ProducerJack Manning
ProducerJack Nakano

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell