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Performance

VenueThe Rondo
TownBath
CountyBath & North East Somerset
From25th August 1998
To29th August 1998
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Richard III

T1913368756
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:T1913368756, play:S4765, venue:V855

Production details

Company

Director Paul Kerryson
Design Juliet Shillingford
Lighting Jenny Cane
Company Haymarket Theatre
Performer Ian Pepperell
Performer Fo Cullen
Performer Neil D'Souza
Performer Peter Forbes
Performer Janet Henfrey
Performer Stephen Hogan
Performer David Kennedy
Performer Stash Kirkbride
Performer David Leonard
Performer Gary Pillai
Performer Devon Scott
Performer Tracy Sweetinburgh

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