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Richard III

The Duke of Gloucester has his eyes firmly fixed on the crown. Eliminating his obstacles one by one - wooing the woman whose husband and father-in-law he has killed, having his two young nephews murdered in the Tower of London - he is finally crowned King Richard III.

But his tyranny does not go unopposed. The night before the Battle of Bosworth Field, the ghosts of Richard’s victims appear in a dream to curse him. The following morning Richard is killed and the new Tudor dynasty assumes the throne, uniting the warring Houses of Lancaster and York, promising a new era of peace for England.

“Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this sun of York.”

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  • Date 8th July - 7th September 2019
  • Time 14.00 and 19.30

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