★★★★ “A swift, clear, actor-driven rendition … Greg Hicks is a magnetic, darkly memorable king … Anthony Lamble has created a highly effective split-level set … and there are impressive performances from the 18-strong cast” —The Guardian

★★★★ “Greg Hicks is magnetic in a furiously intense version of Shakespeare’s brutal play … a captivating central performance that stands with the best of recent times … an accomplished supporting cast” —Time Out

★★★★★ “Hail King Greg! This is a performance to be seen and remembered.” —RemoteGoat

★★★★★ “In an age of ‘post-truth’ politics and in the run-up to the June 8 election, watching Mehmet Ergen’s fantastic production of Richard III is an unsettling experience” —Morning Star

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★★★★ “Twistedly irresistible … three hours pass in alarmed fascination … Ergen’s production is above all ensemble: a real actors’ show” —Libby Purves

★★★★ “The entire cast worked well off each other … [Hicks’] dark, commanding presence creates a magnetic pull” —The Upcoming

★★★★ “Greg Hicks is rivetting. This searching production hits home. Hard.” —Islington and Hackney Gazette

★★★★ “A marvellous malevolent Richard … a fine staging by director Mehmet Ergen in which Greg Hicks gives a spell binding performance” —ReviewsGate

★★★★ “Excellent … a vibrant depiction of one of England’s most cruel sovereigns” —Everything Theatre


Greg Hicks

(Richard III)

Jane Bertish


Jim Bywater

(King Edward/ Lord Mayor)

Jamie de Courcey


Femi Elufowoju Jr


Annie Firbank

(Duchess of York)

Peter Guinness


Mark Jax


Sara Powell

(Queen Elizabeth)

Georgina Rich

(Lady Anne)

Matthew Sim



Mehmet Ergen


Anthony Lamble

Lighting Designer

David Howe

Sound Designer

Dinah Mullen

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