★★★★ “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

Cast

Greg Hicks

(Richard III)

Jane Bertish

(Margaret)

Jim Bywater

(King Edward/ Lord Mayor)

Jamie de Courcey

(Keeper/Richmond)

Femi Elufowoju Jr

(Rivers)

Annie Firbank

(Duchess of York)

Peter Guinness

(Buckingham)

Mark Jax

(Hastings/Ratcliffe)

Sara Powell

(Queen Elizabeth)

Georgina Rich

(Lady Anne)

Matthew Sim

(Catesby)

Director

Mehmet Ergen

Designer

Anthony Lamble

Lighting Designer

David Howe

Sound Designer

Dinah Mullen

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