by William Shakespeare

National Theatre
The Lyttelton Theatre

London, May 1992
US Tour June - September 1992

King Edward IVBruce Purchase
George, Duke of Clarence,
brother to King Edward
Malcolm Sinclair
Richard, Duke of Gloucester,
younger brother to King Edward
Ian McKellen
Edward, Prince of Wales,
son to King Edward
Simon Blake./Oliver Grig/Tom Penta/
Richard Puddifoot
Richard, Duke of York,
son to King Edward
Sebastian Brennan/James Graves/Richard Lawrence/Marco Williamson
Duchess of York, mother to
King Edward and his brothers
Rosalind Knight
Queen Margaret,
widow of King Henry VI
Antonia Pemberton
Lady Anne, widow of Edward, Prince
of Wales, son of King Henry VI
Anastasia Hille
Ghost of Henry VISam Beazley
Queen Elizabeth,
wife to King Edward
Charlotte Cornwell
Lord Rivers,
brother to Queen Elizabeth
Alan Perrin
Marquess of Dorset, son to Queen
Elizabeth by her former marriage
Paul Bazely
Lord Grey,
son to Queen Elizabeth
Peter Darling
Lord Hastings, Lord ChamberlainRichard Simpson
Duke of BuckinghamTerrence Rigby
Lord StanleyRichard Bremmer
Bishop of ElyDavid Foxxe
Lord Mayor of LondonSam Beazley
Sir William CatesbyDavid Beams
Sir Richard RatcliffeTristram Wymark
Sir James TyrrelTim McMullen
First Murderer - Lord Lovel -
Duke of Norfolk
Dominic Hingorani
Second MurdererPhil McKee
Sir Robert Brakenbury,
Lieutenant of the Tower
Keith Bartlett
Keeper in the TowerChris Walker
Scrivener - Second CitizenKeith Bartlett
First CitizenChris Walker
PageSimon Blake/Oliver Grig/Tom Penta/
Richard Puddifoot
Maid - Nurse - MistressOlivia Williams
Henry, Earl of RichmondPeter Darling
Sir James BluntDavid Foxxe
Sir Walter HerbertRichard Simpson
Earl of OxfordBruce Purchase
Citizens, messengers, soldiersPlayed by members of the company

Musicians: Martin Allen (percussion), Walter Fabeck (keyboards), Colin Rae (trumpet/drums)

DirectorRichard Eyre
DesignerBob Crowley
LightingJean Kalman
MusicDominic Muldowney
MovementJane Gibson
FightJohn Waller
Deputy DirectorChris Barton
VoicePatsy Rodenburg
 Production Manager
Rodger Hulley
Company & Stage Manager
John Caulfield
Deputy Stage Manger
Jane Suffling
Assistant Stage Managers
Wendy Fitt, Suzy Stamp
Scott Myers
Assistant to the Lighting Designer
Laurence Clayton
Design Assistant
Bill Rasmussen
Company Alexander Work
Sue Laurie
Costume Supervisor
Anne-Marie Winstanley,
assisted by Kathy Gordon
Producer - US Tour
Roger Chapman
Development & Co-ordination
Pam Baxter
Production Photographer
John Haynes

Length: about 3 hours 15 minutes including 20-minute interval
Original programme designed by Michael Mayhew