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The Life and Death of King Richard III


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A tragedy of Sin and Retribution by William Shakespeare
with Paul Daneman as Richard, Duke of Gloucester
Music composed by STEVE RACK
The House of York The House of Lancaster The Commons
The action of the play lakes place in London, elsewhere in England, and once in Wales.
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conducted by Marcus Dods
Conducted by JAMES GADDARN
Special sound by the BBC Radiophonic Workship
Technical direction, Amna Smith
Radio adaptation and production by JOHN Powell.
To be repeated on December 17
See page 59
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.25*-9.35*) A record of Beethoven's Duet No. 2, in F major, played by Jacques LANCELOT (clarinet) and PAUL HONGNE (bassoon)


Author: William Shakespeare
Music composed by: Steve Rack
Musicians: BBC Concert Orchestra
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Marcus Dods
Singers: BBC Chorus
Conductor: James Gaddarn
Special Sound: The BBC Radiophonic Workship
Technical direction: Amna Smith
Radio adaptation and production: John Powell
Clarinet: Jacques Lancelot
King Edward IV: Anthony Jackson
Elizabeth, his Queen: Barbara Mitchell
The Duchess of York, his mother: Sylvia Coleridge
Sons to the King: Edward, Prince of Wales: Christopher Barrington
Richard, Duke of York: Derek Lamden
Brothers to the King - George, Duke of Clarence: Martin Jarvis
Brothers to the King - Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards King Richard III: Paul Daneman
Lord Rivers, brother to Queen Elizabeth: Christopher Bidmead
Henry, Duke of Buckingham: Gary Watson
Lord Hastings: Ian McKellen
Sir William Catesby: Peter Marinker
Sir Richard Ratcliff: Denys Hawthorne
The Duke of Norfolk: Ronald Herdman
Sir James Tyrrel: Trader Faulkner
Sir Robert Brackenbury, Lieutenant of the Tower: Harold Kasket
The Ghost of King Henry VI: Christopher Bidmead
Margaret of Anjou, his widowed Queen: Beatrix Lehmann
The Ghost of Prince Edward, his son: Nigel Anthony
Lady Anne, Prince Edward's widow: Judi Dench
Henry, Earl of Richmond, afterwards King Henry VII: Richard Briers
The Earl of Oxford: Antony Viccars
The Lord Mayor of London: Ronald Herdman
First Murderer: Ian Thompson
Second Murderer: James McManus
Citizen of London: Trader Faulkner
Citizen of London: Denys Hawthorne
Citizen of London: James McManus
Citizen of London: Ian Thompson
The Bishop of Ely: Richard Hurndall
Lord Stanley, Earl of Derby: Keith Grenville

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The Life and Death of King Richard III

BBC Radio 3, 23 November 1967 19.30

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