Richard III

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “BBC Television Shakespeare Series”.
Featuring Ron Cook as Richard III, Michael Byrne as Buckingham, Annette Crosbie as the Duchess of York. A succession of plots and murders sees Richard of Gloucester take over the throne of England from his brother Edward IV. But Richard has made many enemies along the way and Buckingham and Richmond raise armies against him. Richmond is the victor and, as Henry VII, plans to bring peace by linking the houses of Lancaster and York.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

03:50:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Group of items

BBC Television Shakespeare Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300369

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → Literature

Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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