Ian McKellen Stage
Full Cast List
Written by Christopher Marlowe
Directed by Toby Robertson
Ian McKellen in the role of Edward II
Edinburgh Festival, UK and European tours, Mermaid Theatre and Piccadilly Theatre.
28 August 1969 - 21 March 1970
CAST
Piers Gaveston
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James Laurenson
First Poor Man
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Christopher Whitehouse
Second Poor Man
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Michael Howarth
Third Poor Man
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Andrew Crawford
King Edward the Second
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Ian McKellen
Edmund Earl of Kent, his brother
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Peter Bourne
Thomas Earl of Lancaster
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Trevor Martin
Roger Mortimer of Chirk
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Michael Spice
Roger Mortimer of Wigmore, his nephew
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Timothy West
Guy Earl of Warwick
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Paul Hardwick
The Bishop of Coventry, later of Winchester
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Michael Godfrey
The Archbishop of Canterbury
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Robert Eddison
Queen Isabella, sister to the King of France
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Diane Fletcher
The Earl of Pembroke
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Stephen Greif
Robert Baldock, later Lord Chancellor
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David Strong
Young Spencer, later Earl of Gloucester
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David Caldor
Lady Margaret de Clare, the King's niece
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Lucy Fleming
Sir Thomas Berkeley, the Earl of Arundel
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Colin Fisher
Old Spencer
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Andrew Crawford
Prince Edward, son of King Edward II
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Myles Reighermann
Levune
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Richard Morant
Sir John of Hainault
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Michael Spice
Rice ap Howell
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Trevor Martin
The Abbot of North Abbey
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Stephen Greif
A Mower
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Jeremy Nicholas
The Earl of Leicester
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Richard Morant
Sir John Maltravers
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Paul Hardwick
Thomas Gurney
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Terence Wilton
Lightborn
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Robert Eddison
Soldiers, Messengers, etc.
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Nigel Crewe, Nicol Gordon, Nigel Havers, Michael Howarth, Jeremy Nicholas, Nicolas Olivier, William Smith, Christopher Whitehouse