Production Notes

This is a production of the play Richard II (by William Shakespeare) by Royal Shakespeare Company, 10th April 1973 (press night), at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.


Abbot of Westminster Robert Ashby
Bishop of Carlisle Brian Glover
Bolingbroke Richard Pasco
Bolingbroke Ian Richardson
Duchess of Gloucester Janet Whiteside
Duchess of York Beatrix Lehmann
Duke of Aumerle Nickolas Grace
Duke of York Sebastian Shaw
Gardener 1 Denis Holmes
Gardener 2 Peter Machin
Gardener 3 Wilfred Grove
Hotspur John Abbott
John of Gaunt Tony Church
Lord Marshall Richard Mayes
Lord Ross Charles Keating
Lord Willoughby Gavin Campbell
Messenger David Suchet
Northumberland Clement McCallin
Queen Isabel Janet Chappell
Richard II Richard Pasco
Richard II Ian Richardson
Sir Henry Greene Ray Armstrong
Sir John Bushy Robert Ashby
Sir Piers of Exton Anthony Pedley
Thomas Mowbray Denis Holmes
Other parts John Abbott, Ray Armstrong, Robert Ashby, Gavin Campbell, Janet Chappell, Michael Ensign, Brian Glover, Nickolas Grace, Wilfred Grove, Denis Holmes, Louise Jameson, Peter Machin, Colin Mayes, Lloyd McGuire, David Suchet & Janet Whitesiden


Designer Tazeena Firth
Designer Timothy O’Brien
Director John Barton
Light Designer David Hersey
Music by James Walker
Playwright William Shakespeare