Think House of Cards, as Shakespeare’s darkest, funniest, thriller rips across our stage.
Three royal brothers, alike in every way but one - only the eldest can wear the crown. A shame for Edward and Clarence then, that their brother, Richard, is youngest… It’s time for them to stand aside, or face the consequences. Richard is on his way up.
Richard is scourge, trail-blazer, and finally king, in this darkly funny, twisted political thriller about grabbing power no matter what the cost. Why be good when being bad is, quite simply, so much fun?
Written by William Shakespeare
Dramaturgy by Frances Poet
Directed by Lu Kemp
Guidance: contains adult themes
Running time: approx 2hrs 20min (including 20min interval)
Individual tickets (available from 7 Nov):
Art Workers, BECTU, Equity, MU £15
Disabled, Students, additional 16 and Unders, Young Scot, Unemployed £11.50
Side Circle (restricted view) + Gods Seats (if on sale) £11.50
Preview performances £11.50
All prices include £1.50 booking fee | Appropriate ID will be required to verify age or status
Kids go FREE to this show - two 16 and unders go free with a paying adult, not available online - contact our Box Office to book.
Groups and Schools – please contact our Box Office for special offers.
3 Play Season: Knives in Hens, Richard III, Wind Resistance (priority booking until 7 Nov)
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Only standard season and senior concession season available online - all other concessions please call our Box Office to book your season.
Previews: Sat 17 Mar: 2pm + 7.30pm
AD + BSL interpreted performance: Sat 31 Mar: 2pm
Box Office: 01738 621031