Richard II

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Richard II

Adjoa Andoh and Lynette Linton direct the first ever company of women of colour in a Shakespeare play on a major UK stage, in a post-Empire reflection on what it means to be British.

Dates

Event Details

Address:Shakespeare's Globe
21 New Globe Walk
London

Post code:SE1 9DT

Tickets:Fixed Position Standing: £10
Seated: £20 – £48
Premium Tickets: £62

Telephone:02074019919

Open hours:10.00am - 6.00pm

Description

Beset by problems at home and abroad, a capricious king is forced to relinquish his ‘hollow crown’. As his supporters abandon him and his power trickles away, Richard reflects with startling eloquence on the disintegration of his status and identity.

Transport

By Bus:45, 63, 100 to Blackfriars Bridge
15, 17 to Cannon Street
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76 to Mansion House
381 , RV1 to Southwark Street
344 to Southwark Bridge Road

By Tube:The local stations are Blackfriars on the District and Circle Lines (10 minute walk), Mansion House on the District and Circle Lines (10 minute walk), London Bridge on the Northern and Jubilee Lines (15 minute walk), Southwark on the Jubilee Line (15 minute walk), and St Paul's on the Central Line (15 minute walk).

By Train:The major local stations are Blackfriars (10 minute walk) London Bridge (15 minute walk), Cannon Street (15 minute walk) and Waterloo (25 minute walk).

Accessibility

Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

Adapted toiletAdapted toilet

Assistance dogAssistance dogs welcome

Disability trainingDisability awareness training received

Hearing systemHearing system

If steps outside no more than 3If steps outside no more than 3

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