Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Richard III, 1.1; 1.2 (1974, Peter Seabourne)

TitleRichard III, 1.1; 1.2
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPeter Seabourne
MediumColor video
Audiencehigh school
Play ConnectionsRichard III (scene(s))
SeriesThe Shakespeare Series [IFB]


Excerpts from Richard III, Act one, scenes one and two, performed on a reconstruction of an Elizabethan stage to give the impression of rapid movement characteristic in all likelihood of the original performances. (For others in the series, see numbers 22, 131, 164, 232, 326, 430, 467, 490, 556, 601 and 619.)

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 IIIPaul Chapman
Lady AnneAlison Key

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Seabourne

Company Overview

Producer Realist Film Unit

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell