‘What do I fear? Myself?’
After decades of civil war, the nation hangs in the balance. Enter Richard, Duke of Gloucester, to change the course of history.
Richard was not born to be a king, but he’s set his sights on the crown. So begins his campaign of deceit, manipulation and violence – and he’s killing it.
Yet, behind his ambition lies a murderous desire to be loved.
Tom Mothersdale (The Glass Menagerie; Cleansed; John) returns to Headlong to play Shakespeare’s iconic villain, in a revelatory new production directed by Headlong Associate Artist John Haidar.
Richard III is a co-production between Headlong, Alexandra Palace and Bristol Old Vic with Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Oxford Playhouse.
⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Mothersdale rules the stage” – The Times
⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A superb performance, from a star in the making.” – The Stage
“Tom Mothersdale hypnotises as the unhinged overlord” – The Guardian
Matinee performances begin at 14:00. Evening performances begin at 19:30
• 2 hrs, 40 mins (including 20 min interval)
• Ages 12+
• Contains bloody scenes of violence, including gunfire, and murder
Pre-ordered drinks can be collected during the interval of the performance.
Choose from a selection of Tapas before the show at our Theatre Bar.
Tickets must be purchased in advance – no theatre tickets are sold on site. Tickets can be booked online or over the phone via See Tickets. Booking for each performance closes online at 18:00.
Please ensure that you bring your e-ticket with you, either a printed copy or digitally on your smartphone.
Get here early and soak up the atmosphere of our Festival Village – featuring a line-up of the finest names in London street food and an eclectic bill of bands and DJs. Start your gig the right way.
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Alexandra Palace is a charity, run for the benefit of everyone. Our Park, Palace and spectacular events have been enriching lives since 1863, but the coronavirus pandemic has hit us hard. To be blunt, we are looking at a £1m shortfall this year and the same again next year. We know this time has been hard on many people but, if you can afford it, your support will help us get through this crisis.