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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!"?). Produced in association with Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre


Timothy Allsop, Ben Ashton, James Chalmers, Paddy Glynn, Robert Maskell, Johanne Murdock, Matt Pinches, Augustina Seymour, James Sobol Kelly


Author: Shakespeare
Corporate Sponsor: Saxton Bampfylde
Company: Guildford Shakespeare Company
Director(s): Caroline Devlin, Aidan Treays (movement), Philip D'Orleans (fight)
Design: Neil Irish
Lighting: Declan Randall
Sound: Matt Eaton

Richard III

Richard III (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01519810098. Details of all Richard III archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4765

Archive Listings

10 Feb 12
25 Feb 12
General, Surrey
Performance Details => Venue archive


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