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Cast & creative team

Characters

  • King Richard
    Derek Jacobi
  • John of Gaunt
    John Gielgud
  • Henry Bolingbroke
    Jon Finch
  • Duchess of York
    Wendy Hiller
  • Duke of York
    Charles Gray
  • Duchess of Gloucester
    Mary Morris
  • Duke of Northumberland
    David Swift
  • Bishop of Carlisle
    Clifford Rose
  • Duke of Aumerle
    Charles Keating
  • Thomas Mowbray
    Richard Owens
  • Queen
    Janet Maw
  • Duke of Surrey
    Jeffrey Holland
  • Henry Percy
    Jeremy Bulloch
  • Bushy
    Robin Sachs
  • Bagot
    Damien Thomas
  • Green
    Alan Dalton
  • Lord Ross
    David Dodimead
  • Lord Willoughby
    John Flint
  • Earl Berkeley
    Carl Oatley
  • Sir Stephen Scroop
    William Whymper
  • Earl of Salisbury
    John Barcroft
  • Welsh Captain
    David Garfield
  • Sir Pierce of Exton
    Desmond Adams
  • Groom
    Joe Ritchie
  • Keeper
    Paddy Ward
  • Abbot of Westminster
    Bruno Barnabe
  • Gardener
    Jonathan Adams
  • Gardener's Man
    Alan Collins
  • Lord Fitzwater
    John Curless

Team

  • William Shakespeare
    Writer
  • David Giles
    Director
  • Cedric Mesina
    Producer
  • Tony Abbott
    Design
  • Robin Fraser-Paye
    Costume
  • Ann Rayment
    Make-Up
  • Colin Dixon
    Sound