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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!"?). York Theatre Royal's ReAct Festival for Secondary schools presents Huntington School, The Joseph Rowntree School and York High School in their interpretations of and reactions to RICHARD III.
Author Shakespeare. Presented by York Theatre Royal's ReAct Festival for Secondary Schools. Company Huntingdon School. Company The Joseph Rowntree School. Company York High School.

Richard III

Richard III (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1328111535. Details of all Richard III archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4765

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25 Nov 13Theatre Royal
York
North Yorkshire

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