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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!"?).

Cast/Performers

Rufus Hound (Rivers), Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan, Kare Conradi

Creatives/Company

Author: Shakespeare
Director(s): Trevor Nunn, Cordelia Monsey (associate director), Malcolm Ranson (fight director), Ginny Schiller (CDG - casting director)
Design(s): John Napier (set design concept), Mark Friend
Costume: Mark Bouman
Lighting: Paul Pyant
Sound: Fergus O'Hare
Music: Guy Woolfenden
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Richard III

Richard III (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1223218181. Details of all Richard III archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4765

Archive Listings

25 Sep 15
to
31 Oct 15
Rose Theatre Kingston
Kingston
Surrey

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