Episode 184: Richard III

Special Guests: Dr. Philip Stone & Richard Loncraine
Guest Co-Host: Ed Pettit

Shakespeare September continues with a look at the 1995 film Richard III. Directed by Richard Loncraine and based on the historical tragedy of the same name by William Shakespeare it tells the tale of a scheming hunchback with a bad arm played by Ian McKellen who, after the House of York’s victory over the House of Lancaster for the throne of England, works to set his brothers against each other and become king.

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Bonus Interview: Richard Loncraine


Links:
Hear more Richard Loncraine on our Haunting of Julia episode
Buy Richard III (1995) on DVD
Buy Richard III, the book, by Ian McKellan
Buy Richard III (1955) on DVD/Blu-Ray
Buy Looking for Richard
Buy The Oxford Shakespeare - Complete Words
Visit the official Richard III Society website
Visit the official Ian McKellan website
Read "Which Celebrity Version of Richard III Was the Most Iconic? (Or Accurate?)" by Patrick Monahan

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9/16/2014

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