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King John archiveEngland versus France, peace versus war, might versus right, private passion versus public duty, King John has them all. He is a virtuoso politician with an uncontrollable passion for the crown - a hero and a villain. The play is powered by the politics of war with the future of England at stake. All goes well for King John and his tactically brilliant political manoeuvres, until the Pope's ambassador interferes. War and torture ensue, and King John's hold on the crown slips away. Running time 3 hours including one interval.
Performers Guy Henry (King John), Trevor Cooper (Hubert), Victoria Duarri (Blanch), Joseph England (Robert Falconbridge), Geoffrey Freshwater (Philip of France), John Hopkins (Dauphin), Kelly Hunter (Constance), Elizabeth Hurran (Elinor), Alison Fiske (Elinor), Trevor Martin (Austria), David Mara (Melun), Andrew Maud (Pembroke), Drew Mulligan (Chattillon), Colin McCormack (Salisbury), Jo Stone-Fewings (Bastard), Andrew Storey (Herald), Joshua McGuire (Prince Arthur), Ben Darlington (Prince Arthur), David Collings (Pandulph).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Gregory Doran. Design Stephen Brimson Lewis. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Sound Martin Slavin. Music Corin Buckeridge. Choreographer Jack Murphy.

King John

King John (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0163531093. Details of all King John archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3852

Archive Listings

6 Dec 01
19 Feb 02
The Pit, Barbican Centre
West End
Greater London
5 Nov 01
10 Nov 01
Northern Stage
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
21 Mar 01
13 Oct 01
Swan Theatre

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