Richard III at The Cockpit


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Critically acclaimed Front Foot Theatre presents William Shakespeare's classic play Richard III. "From forth the kennell of thy wombe hath crept A Hell-hound that doth hunt us all to death" The timeless and universal story of the rise and fall of a dictator. At its centre, a twisted antagonist Richard enlists the audience as his co-conspirators and encourages them to witness his devious plots in becoming King. Fuelled by jealousy manipulation and deceit, he aims at the crown and takes to destroy all who stand in his way including those closest to him. Richard III is Shakespeare's most charismatic, tour de force villain brought to the Cockpit by director Lawrence Carmichael in this fierce and bold retelling of the famous story. Cast: Thomas Walker Barron (Clarence) Guy Faith (Buckingham) Helen Rose Hampton (Queen Elizabeth) Kim Hardy (Richard) Angela Harvey (Queen Margaret) Matt Hastings (Lord Hastings) Oliver Hewett (Kind Edward IV) Luke MacLeod (Earl Rivers) Lawrence O'Connor (Lord Stanley) Julia Papp (Lady Anne) Simon Rodda (Richmond) Liam Murray Scott (Catesby) Alex Stevens (Lord Grey) Fiona Tong (Duchess of York) James Unsworth (Ratcliffe) Rowan Winter (Lovell) Directed by Lawrence Carmichael Set Design: Amanda Mascarenhas Costume Design: Carrie-Ann Stein Lighting Design: Adam King Sound Design: Kim Hardy

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The Cockpit Theatre

Gateforth Street
St John's Wood
+44 (0)20 7258 2920

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