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The Tragedy of King Richard II (1971)

TV Movie  -  20 January 1971 (UK)
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Robert Eddison ...
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Queen Isabella
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Earl of Salisbury
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Sir Pierce of Exton
Michael Spice ...
Lord Willoughby
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A young Ian McKellen shows his promise
29 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Shakespeare's Richard II and Marlowe's Edward II were successful stage productions recorded in the studio for BBC Television in the early days of colour transmissions. At that time only the recently inaugurated BBC 2 channel was broadcasting in colour and the new TV sets were very expensive.

I was a university student at the time and watched these outstanding productions in the colour TV lounge in my hall of residence. I've remembered them vividly ever since, particularly the young Ian McKellen's highly charged and sensual performances in the title roles.

Those were less enlightened times and young Ian was still firmly 'in the closet' but to my youthful mind his gay sensibility was more than evident, especially in the role of Edward II.

These landmark productions are crying out for a DVD release.


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