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Richard III archiveOr 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!"?).
Performers Henry Goodman (Richard III).
Author Shakespeare. Producer Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Sean Holmes. Design Anthony Lamble. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Choreographer Michael Ashcroft. Director Terry King (fight).

Richard III

Richard III (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01122347362. Details of all Richard III archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4765

Archive Listings

17 Nov 03
to
22 Nov 03
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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