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!"?).


Dyfan Dwyfor (Richard III), Emma Darlow, Gabriel Fleary, David Fleeshman, Charlyne Francis, Robert Gwilym, Julie Legrand, Tom Lorcan, Joey Phillips, Shanaya Rafaat, Dale Rapley, Emily Raymond, Edward Sayer, Julia Swift, Richard Teverson


Author: Shakespeare
Director(s): Lindsay Posner, Kate Waters (fight director)
Choreographer: Mike Ashcroft
Design: Lee Newby
Costume: Sue Willmington
Music: Olly Fox
Other: Yvonne Morley
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Richard III

Richard III (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01452287026. Details of all Richard III archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4765

Archive Listings

29 Jun 18
1 Sep 18
Shakespeare's Rose Theatre
North Yorkshire

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