The oldest and first dedicated online London theatre guide News and tickets for over 250 West End & off-West End showsFollow us for the latest theatre news Twitter

LT New LOGO
Richard III Tickets

Richard III Tickets

London
13 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019

Richard III Information

John Haidar directs Tom Mothersdale as Shakespeare's most notorious and complex villain, Richard III.  This inventive new staging is a co-production between Headlong, Alexandra Palace and Bristol Old Vic with Royal & Derngate Northampton and Oxford Playhouse.

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.

Book tickets to Richard III, or sign up to receive our latest news and show alerts.

Get the latest updates on Richard III

To get the latest news, reviews, interviews, new show alerts and ticket offers, sign up to our weekly newsletter

You can unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions in the footer of every email we send.

Run time

2hrs 40mins (inc. interval)

Opening date

March 13th, 2019

Closing date

March 31st, 2019

Categories

Opening, Play, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Shakespeare, Sunday Shows, Weekday Matinees

Venue

Alexandra Palace

Our review

Richard III

John Haidar's Richard III is the inaugural show at the newly restored Alexandra Palace Theatre, its boards for the treading once more after an 80-year hiatus. This is a worthy setting. It has the feel of a Roman coliseum or a Medieval church with its great walls baring naked brick and plasterwork. The cavernous theatre seems to exude history, despite its recent makeover, which magnifies the pathos of this deliciously dark production.The longest of Shakespeare's history plays, Richard III is a...

This website uses cookies.