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  • Event Overview
    • Richard III

      ‘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.

      Please note:

      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.


  • Event Information
    • Where

      Alexandra Palace Theatre


      13th - 31st March


      Date Show begins
      13th March 2019 19:30
      14th March 2019 19:30
      15th March 2019 14:00
      16th March 2019 14:00
      16th March 2019 19:30
      17th March 2019 14:00
      17th March 2019 19:30
      19th March 2019 19:30
      20th March 2019 19:30
      21st March 2019 14:00
      21st March 2019 19:30
      22nd March 2019 19:30
      23rd March 2019 14:00
      23rd March 2019 19:30
      24th March 2019 19:30
      26th March 2019 19:30
      27th March 2019 19:30
      28th March 2019 14:00
      28th March 2019 19:30
      29th March 2019 19:30
      30th March 2019 14:00
      30th March 2019 19:30
      31st March 2019 19:30


      Ticket Advance
      Band A - MATINEE £32.50
      Band B - MATINEE £25
      Band C - MATINEE £15
      Band D - MATINEE £10
      Band A - EVENING £42.50
      Band B - EVENING £35
      Band C - EVENING £25
      Band D - EVENING £10


  • Tickets
    • Where do I buy tickets?

      Alexandra Palace ticketing partner is See Tickets. If you have purchased tickets via See Tickets, for all ticket enquiries please call them on 0871 220 0260. If you did not purchase your tickets via See tickets, please contact your ticket provider.

      Ticket collections

      If you have received an email confirmation from your ticket provider you can collect your tickets from the Box Office collection point located next to the main entrance. Please note you cannot pick them up before the doors open. Please allow some extra time to collect your tickets as this can take a few minutes and we do not want you to miss any of the event.

      I have not received my e-confirmation or tickets, what should I do?

      Please contact the ticket provider or outlet that you made your purchase through as they will need to send you a confirmation. Alexandra Palace staff cannot check your purchase or find your records if you turn up. To gain entry to the event you need an e-confirmation or ticket.