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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

Sarah Amankwah, Philip Arditti, Nina Bowers, Jonathan Broadbent, Leaphia Darko, Steffan Donnelly, Colin Hurley, Sophie Russell, Helen Schlesinger

Creatives/Company

Author: Shakespeare
Producer: Shakespeare's Globe
Director(s): Sean Holmes, Ilinca Radulian
Design: Grace Smart
Other: Anna Watson (candle consultant)
Music: Ellie Wilson

Richard III

Richard III (Play) production archive for QTIX code T459928402. Details of all Richard III archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4765

Archive Listings

13 Nov 19
to
26 Jan 20
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
West End
Greater London

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