Richard III

William Shakespeare (Author) Jamie Lloyd (Editor)


In the aftermath of civil war, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, resolves to claw his way to political power at any cost. A master of manipulation, subtle wit and beguiling charm, he orchestrates his unlawful ascent by spinning a ruthless web of deceit and betrayal. His staunch ambition has horrifying consequences when, finding himself utterly alone and steeped in dread, he is forced to answer for his bloody deeds.

This official tie-in edition of Richard III was published alongside director Jamie Lloyd's production for his Trafalgar Transformed season at the Trafalgar Studios, London, in 2014. It starred BAFTA Award-winning Martin Freeman as Richard III and Gina McKee as Queen Elizabeth. This volume includes the version of Shakespeare's text performed in the production, as well as additional material including an exclusive rehearsal diary and an interview with the director.

Product Details

Nick Hern Books
Publish Date
May 12, 2015
5.1 X 0.3 X 7.8 inches | 0.2 pounds
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About the Author

Jamie Lloyd is one of the UK's most exciting and successful young directors. Named as a Rising Star by the Telegraph in 2009, he was an Associate Director at the Donmar Warehouse, winning the Evening Standard Award for Best Musical for Passion. In 2012 he launched Jamie Lloyd Productions, presenting a hugely successful season of work at the Trafalgar Studios under the banner Trafalgar Transformed. His second season includes Martin Freeman in Richard III, one of the most anticipated theatrical events of the year.