Playhouse Plays On

Richard III

September 2020
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
KEEN Drama Workshops
24
KEEN Drama Workshops KEEN Drama Workshops & Knit & Natter Online
25
KEEN Drama Workshops
26
KEEN Drama Workshops
27
KEEN Drama Workshops
28
KEEN Drama Workshops
29
KEEN Drama Workshops
30
KEEN Drama Workshops
1
2
3
4
Become a Member

"What do I fear? Myself?"

After decades of civil war, the nation hangs in the balance. Enter Richard, Duke of Gloucester, to change the course of history.

Richard was not born to be a king, but he’s set his sights on the crown. So begins his campaign of deceit, manipulation and violence – and he’s killing it.

Yet, behind his ambition lies a murderous desire to be loved.

Tom Mothersdale plays Shakespeare’s iconic villain, as Headlong returns to the Playhouse in this latest OP80 co-production, directed by Headlong Associate Artist John Haidar.

 

Duration: 2 hours 40mins with interval

Book Tickets

Headlong, Alexandra Palace and Bristol Old Vic with Royal and Derngate, Northampton and Oxford Playhouse.

By William Shakespeare

Directed by John Haidar

Age guideline 12+

 Full Circle and Enjoy get 50% off a pair of tickets for opening night or Saturday matinee.

undefined tickets available on Wed and Thu eve.

Post show talk: Wednesday

Spotlight: Thursday

Contains bloody scenes and violence.

Richard III is sponsord by Macdonald Randolph Hotel

undefined

  • (Tom) Mothersdale rules the stage.
       
    The Times
  • A superb performance, from a star in the making.
       
    The Stage
  • Sharp, intelligent… a speedy, focused, modern retelling from Headlong.
       
    The Metro
  • Tom Mothersdale‘s murderous monarch reigns in Headlong’s thrilling production.
       
    Time Out

People Who Booked Richard III Also Booked For...

  • Telephone

    Thu 15 Oct

    Telephone is a live storytelling performance. Bringing together a playing audience of strangers, this gently interactive show is different every time. Written and performed by Tassos Stevens and hosted in the Coney Zoom Bar, Telephone weaves together stories and games about connection across all kinds of distance, through a short and mostly true history of telecommunications.

  • Escape Zoom!

    Sat 17 Oct

    You’re the naval crew of a nuclear submarine in the year 1964. Cruising through deep waters, you hear a sudden cracking sound. You’ve collided with an iceberg and the hull is breached! The captain has been knocked unconscious, so it’s up to you to figure out how to open the escape hatch before the submarine walls cave under the pressure… Escape Zoom! invites you into an online world of...

  • Small Hours

    Mon 19 to Sun 25 Oct , 7.30pm Premiere on 19 Oct

    Why do we need sleep? What happens when we go without it? small hours probes the mysteries of human circadian rhythm, the daily pattern of wakefulness and sleep, and how this can be either disrupted or adjusted. Join this journey of self-exploration and see where it might lead you. Commissioned by IF Oxford, Oxford Playhouse and Mandala Theatre with scientific advice from the University...

We use cookies on this website to improve how it works and how it’s used.

Accept & Continue