The Tragedy Of King Richard The Second - National Theatre Live

The Tragedy Of King Richard The Second - National Theatre Live

Tuesday, 15th January 2019

Doors Open: 6.30pm   Show Starts at: 7.00pm

Prices: In Advance £10.00   On the door £12.00  

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NOTE - THIS IS A CINEMA SCREENING BROADCAST LIVE, VIA SATELLITE, FROM LONDON'S ALMEDIA THEATRE

National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking initiative to broadcast the best of British theatre to cinemas around the world via satellite. It has been a huge hit in the UK, and will be coming to Selby Town Hall throughout 2019.

THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas.

This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre.

Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule.

Simon Russell Beale returns to National Theatre Live screens following broadcasts of Timon of Athens and King Lear, and his recent role in the National Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy.
 

 

 

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