The Tragedy of King Richard the Second


Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
The Tragedy of King Richard the Second at Almeida Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Almeida Theatre
Starts: Monday 10 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 2 February 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


King.


The male ruler of an independent state; one who inherits the position by right of birth.


King of the castle.


A children's game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, or sandcastle, by pushing other children off it.


Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins (Little Revolution, Absolute Hell).


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Theatre


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Postal address:
1 Almeida Street
London N1 1TA

Box office tel: 020 7359 4404

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 10 December 2018

Press night:Tuesday 18 December 2018

Closes:Saturday 2 February 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Monday - 2-30pm (31 Dec)

Wednesday - 2-30pm (from 2 Jan, except 16 Jan)

Thursday - 2-30pm (17 Jan)

Saturday - 2-30pm (from Sat 22 Dec)


Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £32

Standard:
£10 - £48

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Access information


Captioned Performance:

Thu 24 Jan 7.30pm


Audio Described Performance by VocalEyes:

Sat 26 Jan 2.30pm (Touch Tour 12.45pm)


Cast


Includes:

Simon Russell Beale


Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins
Designer: Ultz

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