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  • Paul Taylor

    "[Fiona Shaw is] dazzingly disconcerting… a deliberately uncomfortable, compelling performance."

Cast & creative team


  • Richard II
    Fiona Shaw
  • John of Gaunt
    Graham Crowden
  • Henry Bolingbroke
    Richard Bremmer
  • Thomas Mowbray/Lord Salisbury
    David Lyon
  • Duchess of Gloucester/First Lady
    Paola Dionisotti
  • The Lord Marshal/Bishop of Carlisle
    John Rogan
  • Duke of Aumerle
    Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • First Herald
    Phill McKee
  • Harry Percy
    Kevin McKidd
  • Second Herald/Duke of York's Man/Second Gardener's Man
    Jem Wall
  • Sir Henry Green/First Gardener's Man/Exton's Man
    Henry Ian Cusick
  • Sir John Bushy/Thomas, Duke of Surrey
    Nicholas Gecks
  • Duke of York
    Donald Sinden
  • Queen Isabel
    Sian Thomas
  • Earl of Northumberland
    Struan Rodger
  • Lord Ross, Abbot of Westminster/Sir Piers of Exton
    Roger Sloman
  • Lord Willoughby, Head Gardener/Keeper
    John McEnery
  • Sir William Bagot
    Danny Sapani
  • Sir Stephen Scroop/Lord Fitzwater
    Jude Akuwudike
  • Second Lady
    Elaine Claxton


  • William Shakespeare
  • Deborah Warner
  • Arturo Annecchino
    Music Composer
  • Hildegard Bechtler
    Set and Costume Design
  • Tom Pye
    Art Director
  • Peter Mumford
    Lighting Design
  • John Wyver/Shaun Deeney