Performance

VenueRose Theatre Kingston
TownKingston
CountySurrey
From21st September 2015
Opened3rd October 2015
To31st October 2015
WhenSep 21,22,29, Oct 2,15 at 19:30. Oct 3,8,10,17,22,24,29,31 at 15:00
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Edward IV

Edward IVT0938833929
The second play, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry VI Parts II and III, intensifies the conflict between all those grasping for power. The Civil War ebbs and flows as the throne changes hands. A powerless Henry VI becomes a pacifist appalled by the fighting; his beautiful French wife becomes a warrior queen, leading her army into battle. The white rose triumphs, promoting the accession of young Edward IV, but the red rose fights back and Henry VI is king again. As the white rose counter-attacks, nobody quite notices the emergence of an ambitious crookback youngster... called Richard.
Author Shakespeare


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Production details

Part of The Wars of the Roses Trilogy

Company

Director Trevor Nunn
Director Cordelia Monsey (associate director)
Design John Napier (set design concept)
Design Mark Friend
Costume Mark Bouman
Lighting Paul Pyant
Sound Fergus O'Hare
Director Malcolm Ranson (fight director)
Music Guy Woolfenden
Director Ginny Schiller (CDG - casting director)
Performer Rufus Hound (Jack Cade)
Performer Joely Richardson
Performer Robert Sheehan
Performer Kare Conradi

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