Arcola Tent (2 Ashwin Street)
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
Date From11th May 2017
Date Opened15th May 2017
Date To10th June 2017
WhenMon-Saat 19:30. Wed,Sat Mats 15:00
What's OnV1422226940

Richard III

Richard IIIT2012621871
Or by its full first quarto title of The Tragedy of King Richard the Third, containing his trecherous plots against his brother Clarence: the pittiful murder of his innocent nephews: his tyrannical usurpation: with the whole course of his detested life and most deserved death. Of course, nowadays Richard is seen as much maligned but the image of the hunchback reciting "Now is the winter of our discontent" will remain with us for a long time. Essentially the plot sees Richard assuming the throne after Edward IV and disposing of all those with greater right. He is finally killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field after having pronounced that other great line "A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!" (shouldn't that be "An horse!"?).
Author Shakespeare

Archive :: production:T2012621871, play:S4765, venue:V1422226940

Production details

Special Performances

  • 20 May 17 Relaxed


Producer Arcola Theatre
Director Mehmet Ergen
Design Anthony Lamble
Lighting David Howe
Sound Dinah Mujllaen
Costume Sarah June Mills (associate costume designer)
Director Quentin Beroud (assistant)
DramaturgJack Gamble
DramaturgJonathan Powell
Performer Greg Hicks (Richard III)
Performer Jane Bertish (Queen Margaret)
Performer Jim Bywater (King Edward/Mayor of London)
Performer Jamie de Courcey (Brakenbury/Richmond)
Performer Femi Elufowoju Jr (Rivers/Blunt)
Performer Annie Firbank (Duchess of York)
Performer Peter Guinness (Buckingham)
Performer Mark Jax (Hastings/Ratcliffe)
Performer Paul Kemp (Clarence/Stanley)
Performer Sara Powell (Queen Elizabeth)
Performer Georgina Rich (Lady Anne/Oxford)
Performer Matthew Sim (Catesby)

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