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VenueShakespeare's Globe Theatre
Other spaces: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Inigo Jones, Globe Education Centre Theatre (Park Street)
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From13th November 2019
To26th January 2020
What is currently on at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (V165)

Richard III

Richard IIIT459928402
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:T459928402, play:S4765, venue:V165

Production details

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse


Producer Shakespeare's Globe
Director Sean Holmes
Director Ilinca Radulian
Design Grace Smart
Other Anna Watson (candle consultant)
Music Ellie Wilson
Performer Sarah Amankwah
Performer Philip Arditti
Performer Nina Bowers
Performer Jonathan Broadbent
Performer Leaphia Darko
Performer Steffan Donnelly
Performer Colin Hurley
Performer Sophie Russell
Performer Helen Schlesinger

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