Event Richard III
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Venue Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 14 March 1978
Opening Date 1978
Last Date 29 April 1978
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The crippled Duke of York kills his way to the top, then keeps killing to maintain his position.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Historical
Tragedy
Subjects Crime
Power
Royal families
Violence
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Don Barker Actor Lord Stanley
Steve Bisley Actor Archbishop
Don Bridges Actor Chorus
Sydney Conabere Actor Anthony Woodville
Lloyd Cunnington Actor Sir Robert Brakenbury / Sir James Tyrrel
Lynette Curran Actor Lady Anne Neville
Peter Curtin Actor Chorus
Gary Day Actor
David Downer Actor Duke of Clarence
Michael Edgar Actor Lord Grey
Jennifer Hagan Actor Queen Margaret
Jonathan Hardy Actor Duke of Buckingham
Paul Jonas Actor Duke of York
Norman Kaye Actor Edward IV
Lex Marinos Actor Chorus
Bruce Myles Actor Richard Duke of Gloucester
Barry Pearce Actor Lord Hastings
Gumpy Phillips Actor Duke of York
Johannah Sonenberg Actor Prince of Wales
Bruce Spence Actor Chorus
John Stanton Actor Earl of Richmond
Ian Suddards Actor Sir William Catesby
Mary Ward Actor Duchess of York
Jennifer West Actor Lady Elizabeth Grey
Bruce Myles Assistant Director
Mick Rodger Assistant Director
David Spiller Assistant Stage Manager
Martin Friedel Composer
Kim Carpenter Costume Designer
Simon Dickeson Deputy Stage Manager
Ray Lawler Director Deputy
Mick Rodger Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Philip Wadds Lighting Operator
William Shakespeare Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
Kim Carpenter Set Designer
Glenda Ferrall Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1978
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 5973