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Performance

VenueThe Civic
TownBarnsley
CountySouth Yorkshire
From12th February 1998
To14th February 1998
What is currently on at The Civic (V959)

Richard III

T1339091052
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:T1339091052, play:S4765, venue:V959

Production details

Building 21.

Company

Company Northern Broadsides
Performer Barrie Rutter

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