Richard II / William Shakespeare ; Picturehouse Cinemas ; a Royal Shakespeare Company presentation
DVD | Opus Arte | 2014

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Description
1 videodisc (166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 pages : illustrated ; 18 cm)
digital optical stereo surround rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video all regions rda
System Details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio); Dolby digital stereo or dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
In English with optional subtitles in English, French and German.
Note
Title from container.
Cast
David Tennant, Emma Hamilton, Michael Pennington, Nigel Lindsay, Oliver Ford Davies, Marty Cruickshank, Oliver Rix, Jane Lapotaire.
Performer
Charlotte Ashley, Anna Bolton, Helene Raeburn, sopranos ; Chris Seddon, James Stretton, Chris Storr, trumpets ; Kevin Waterman, percussion ; Bruce O'Neil, keyboard, music director.
Credits
Directed by Gregory Doran ; producer, Jeremy Adams ; music, Paul Englishby. For Live from Stratford-upon-Avon: screen director, Robin Lough; producer, John Wyver.
Event
Broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon November 2013.
Note
Originally produced for Live from Stratford-upon Avon, a collaboration between the Royal Shakespeare Company and Picturehouse Cinemas.
Accompanying booklet contains synopsis and program notes in English, French, and German.
Summary
"Richard is King. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years"--Container.
Note
Special features: interview with David Tennant; optional audio director's commentary; cast gallery.
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Richard II [2013 : Tennant]
King Richard II [2013 : Tennant]
Standard No.
809478011422
Music No.
OA 1142 D Opus Arte
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