Richard III

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The Lost King’s fictional thread | Brief letters
Brief letters: Richard III film | Bin the bread sauce | Affordance theory | Useless philosophers | A woman’s work | Comfy Crocs dumped

27, Dec, 2022 @6:13 PM

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Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh to explore societal prejudices by playing Richard III
Bridgerton actor, who will also direct the production, says she wants to talk about ‘body pathologising’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

02, Dec, 2022 @8:01 AM

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Unfinish’d sympathy: can literature get over reading disability morally?
The ‘crookednesse’ of Richard III’s back was presented by Shakespeare as an expression of his villainy while Quasismodo embodied saintly unworldliness. Are we ready to see disability without symbolism?

Rosalind Jana

05, Sep, 2022 @11:21 AM

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‘I had goosebumps!’ – the finder of Richard III’s remains in a car park is celebrated in a Steve Coogan film
As the astonishing story of the king’s bones being discovered in Leicester hits the screen, we meet the sleuth whose extraordinary tenacity – despite chronic illness – located the monarch

Zoe Williams

24, Aug, 2022 @4:33 PM

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‘Fuelled by anger’: politics loom larger than ever at Edinburgh fringe
Scandals, an outgoing PM and a Tory leadership race – comics seeking material are spoilt for choice

Miranda Bryant

06, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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David Warner obituary
Stage and screen actor hailed for his 1965 Hamlet at the RSC who went on to have a distinguished film and TV career

Ryan Gilbey

25, Jul, 2022 @3:44 PM

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The week in theatre: The Seagull; The Southbury Child; Richard III
The action’s all in the detail in Jamie Lloyd’s spellbound Chekhov; Alex Jennings excels as a vicar refusing to find the common touch; and Richard III falls short of its health warning

Susannah Clapp

10, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Richard III review – Shakespeare’s supervillain breezes through the bloodbath
Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Arthur Hughes is the scheming sociopath in a production of magisterial stagecraft that builds to a powerful climax

Arifa Akbar

01, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Boris the Third: new play tells story of clown who became king
Adam Meggido’s comedy considers the PM’s blustering school performance as Richard III, drawing potent parallels to his current political position

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

09, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Antony Sher: a consummate Shakespearean and a man of staggering versatility
One of the most gifted actors of his era, Sher – who has died aged 72 – combined psychology and a keen sense of the visual in soul-baring performances

Michael Billington

03, Dec, 2021 @1:16 PM

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Antony Sher, celebrated actor on stage and screen, dies aged 72
His vivid and moving performances, including an Olivier award-winning Richard III, made Sher one of the world’s most respected theatre actors

Chris Wiegand

03, Dec, 2021 @12:54 PM

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The week in theatre: The Ocean at the End of the Lane; Swive [Elizabeth]; Teenage Dick – review
A Neil Gaiman adaptation delivers spooky childhood spectacle; and the teenage years of Elizabeth I and Richard III

Susannah Clapp

22, Dec, 2019 @10:30 AM

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