Richard III (Shakespeare's Globe)
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Richard III (Shakespeare's Globe)
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Richard III (Shakespeare's Globe) London Reviews and Tickets

85%
(183 Ratings)
Positive
87%
Mixed
4%
Negative
9%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Absorbing, Edgy

About the Show

A world ensnared by ambition, deception, and charm awaits in Shakespeare's Richard III.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (7)

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112 Reviews | 6 Followers
82
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like Shakespeare

Don't see it if You don’t like Shakespeare 😂

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Traditional, Unusual, Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if See it if you want to enjoy great acting, Shakesperian atmosphere and even catch a laugh or a smile despite the play being a tragedy.

Don't see it if you take theatre tooooo seriously. Read more

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Edgy, Great acting, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are capable of being challenged

Don't see it if You are a traditionalist

1 Review | 0 Followers
99
So much talent, Brilliant, Intelligent, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if Such amazing acting: omg. The facial expressions and the comic relief during a tragedy… so good!

Don't see it if You don’t understand Shakespeare. But if you read a synopsis first, you might be ok

1 Review | 0 Followers
80
Funny, Careless of the text. my ticket for a horse!!, Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like contemporary relevance

Don't see it if You don’t like the music & dance that bookends every Shakespeare these days

LJA
1 Review | 0 Followers
35
Daft, Frivolous, Trivial, Juvenile, Fatuous

See it if See it if you prefer pantomimes to Shakespeare.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you’re expecting a gripping tragedy; it plays like a farce with all the subtlety of a Sixth Form pantomime.

1 Review | 0 Followers
23
Idiotic, Misguided

See it if You haven’t been to the globe- such a glorious setting. Superb diverse cast and performances.

Don't see it if You want to increase your appreciation of what makes Shakespeare special. Read more

Critic Reviews (10)

The London Evening Standard
May 22nd, 2024

"Bizarre pacing choices and gabbled lines undermine the production"
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The Guardian (UK)
May 21st, 2024

"a fast-paced study of toxic masculinity with an almost entirely female cast"
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The Stage (UK)
May 22nd, 2024

"...tale of murder and court intrigue as an indictment of toxic masculinity"
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The Times (UK)
May 22nd, 2024

"Michelle Terry’s king is a shallow take on toxic men"
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The Independent (UK)
May 23rd, 2024

"not a perfect production, but every time a question pops up, it seems to answer itself"
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Time Out London
May 22nd, 2024

"...doesn’t feel rounded enough to truly silence all the controversy around it"
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The Telegraph (UK)
May 22nd, 2024

"Elle While’s production goes at a pleasing lick, but underplays several crucial aspects."
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WhatsOnStage
May 22nd, 2024

"Elle While’s staging appears to be an opportunity missed"
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