Performance

VenueRose Theatre Kingston
TownKingston
CountySurrey
From25th September 2015
Opened3rd October 2015
To31st October 2015
WhenSep 25,26,30, Oct 3,6,10,13,14,17,21,22,24,27,29,30,31 at 19:30. Oct 9 Mat 15:00
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Richard III

Richard IIIT1223218181
Or 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!"?).
Author Shakespeare


Archive :: production:T1223218181, play:S4765, venue:V051452426
Current production:Work

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 (Rivers)
Performer Joely Richardson
Performer Robert Sheehan
Performer Kare Conradi

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