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VenueViaduct Theatre
CountyWest Yorkshire
From30th May 2017
To3rd June 2017
When19:30. Sat Mat 14:00
What is currently on at Viaduct Theatre (V1025)

Richard III

Richard IIIT01283160118
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:T01283160118, play:S4765, venue:V1025

Production details


Producer Hull Truck Theatre
Producer Hull 2017
Company Northern Broadsides
Director Barrie Rutter
Design Neil Murray
Lighting Malcolm Rippeth
Musical Director Conrad Nelson
Other Kay Burnett (production manager)
Stage ManagerJen Hirst
Stage ManagerAilsa Bonner (deputy stage manager)
Stage ManagerShona Wright (assistant stage manager)
Performer Mat Fraser (Richard III)
Performer Catherine Kinsella (Lady Anne)
Performer Ruth Alexander-Rubin (Elizabeth)
Performer Luke Adamson (Catesby)
Performer Matt Connor (Buckingham)
Performer Jim English (Murderer/Prince)
Performer Dean Whatton (Murderer/Prince)
Performer Matthew Booth (Brackenbury/Ratcliffe)
Performer Richard Standing (clarence/Major)
Performer Christine Cox (Duchess)
Performer Roy North (Hastings)
Performer Ben Wright (Rivers/Bishop/Richmond)
Performer Jason Furnival (Stanley)
Performer Barrie Rutter (King Edward)
Performer Max Gallagher (Dorset)
Performer Flo Wilson (Margaret)
Performer Brian Swallow (drummer)
Performer Ian Marriot (drummer)
Performer Paul Poulton (drummer)
Performer Roger Hodds (drummer)
Performer Diana Tanase (drummer)
Performer Pritti Mistry (drummer)
Performer Dave Ellis (drummer)
Performer Mel Samuel (drummer)
Performer Sylvia Hodson (drummer)

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