Richard The Second (London)
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Richard The Second (London)

Richard The Second (London) London Reviews and Tickets

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New adaptation, Exciting, Rich, Wonderful cast

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A radical adaptation of Shakespeare's history play set in a Southern African Township theatre.

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139 Reviews | 4 Followers
Wonderful cast, New adaptation, Exciting, Rich

See it if you want to see the arrogance & conceit of Richard II The set is made up of an assortment of ladders & spotlights & African/Caribbean music

Don't see it if I can’t think of a reason not to see it ? It’s accessible & exciting.

Critic Reviews (3)

November 24th, 2022

"This adaptation drives that message home, but does not find the potential in its aesthetic derived from roots distant from the land Shakespeare himself never left."
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The Guardian (UK)
November 24th, 2022

"It looses its tautness towards the end, but is well worth watching with a central concept that makes this play’s questions about leadership freshly relevant."
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The Stage (UK)
November 16th, 2022

"Wonderful performances from this talented ensemble, even if those unfamiliar with the plot will have to pay very close attention to avoid getting lost."
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