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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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Hear more Richard Loncraine on our Haunting of Julia episode

Buy Richard III (1995) on DVD

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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