Richard the Second

The Tragedy of Richard the Second

King. The male ruler of an independent state; one who inherits the position by right of birth.

King of the castle. A children’s game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, or sandcastle, by pushing other children off it.

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William Shakespeare
Joe Hill-Gibbins
Cast list:
Simon Russell Beale

Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1TA
Venue Box Office:
020 7359 4404
Nearest tube:
Angel or Highbury & Islington

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Shakespearean make-overs have been all the rage in the London theatre this year, including othellomacbeth, which merged those two great tragedies into one play at Lyric Hammersmith, and Measure for Measure, which replayed the story twice over, offering alternative narrative lines in which one half was played set in Jacobean England with Angelo corrupting a nun, and then a second half set in... Read more

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