Richard III

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2DY†
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1st July 2014†until†27th September 2014
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From Jul 1, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm (press night Jul 8, 7pm), ends Sep 27
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Richard IIISherlock star Martin Freeman stars as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's production of Shakespeare's history drama, appearing alongside Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) who plays Queen Elizabeth. Freeman plays the conniving king as the War of the Roses continue to rage. The Duke of Gloucester schemes to get his hands on the throne of England and romance the widow Anne. Richard III marks the start of Jamie Lloyd's second season at Trafalgar Transformed, a string of productions at Trafalgar Studios which go beyond the stage with an array of extras including debates, masterclasses and reheased readings. It also offers star performers at bargain prices - all tickets for Monday performances are just £15, half of which are offered to students and first-time theatregoers.

About Trafalgar Studios

The Trafalgar Studios are two venues housed within what was London's Whitehall Theatre. The building itself is Grade II listed, and is an excellent example of simple, unadorned Art Deco style. The interior, however, is spectacular, with complex, cubist designs and sweeping curves of moulding and ironwork. More about Trafalgar Studios

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Richard III† Rehearsal Image - Martin Freeman and cast. Photo Marc Brenner †

Richard III - Rehearsal Image - Martin Freeman and cast. Photo Marc Brenner

Richard III Rehearsal Image - Martin Freeman and cast. Photo Marc Brenner†

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Charing Cross Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Embankment Underground Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
3 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
21 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Q-Park Trafalgar
2 minutes walk
St Martins Lane NCP
6 minutes walk

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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Richard III
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Richard III
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Richard III
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, SW1A | 2 minutes from Richard III
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription reads ... More
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Horse Guards Parade
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Richard III
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7 Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Richard III
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The Method Studio
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 19 minutes from Richard III
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Richard III
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12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Richard III
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Trafalgar Studios events

The Ruling ClassThe Ruling ClassThe Ruling ClassAtonement actor James McAvoy who played a highly acclaimed Macbeth in an all-Scottish production here two years ago, returns to Jamie Lloyd's Traf Transformed season at Trafalgar Studio to play Jack, a possible paranoid schizophrenic with a Messiah complex. The Ruling Class, Peter Barnes' satirical play centres on Jack, recently appointed the 14th 27th January 2015Saturday 11th April 2015 Where:
Trafalgar Studios, 14† Whitehall† † † SW1A 2DY
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The Ruling Class
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES16th January to 11th April 2015
VENUETrafalgar Studios†
Atonement actor James McAvoy who played a highly acclaimed Macbeth in an all-Scottish production here two years ago, returns to Jamie Lloyd's Traf Transformed season at Trafalgar Studio to play Jack, a possible paranoid schizophrenic with a Messiah complex. The Ruling Class, Peter Barnes' satirical play centres on Jack, recently appointed the 14th ...†More about this event
BoaBoaDame Harriet Walter performs with her husband, American actor Guy Paul, for the first time in London in Clara Brennan's witty and warm-hearted drama charting the 30-year transatlantic romance of husband and wife Louis and Belinda across three continents. Directed by Hannah Price, founder of Theatre Uncut.5th February 2015Saturday 7th March 2015 Where:
Trafalgar Studios, 14† Whitehall† † † SW1A 2DY
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Boa
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES5th February to 7th March 2015
VENUETrafalgar Studios†
Dame Harriet Walter performs with her husband, American actor Guy Paul, for the first time in London in Clara Brennan's witty and warm-hearted drama charting the 30-year transatlantic romance of husband and wife Louis and Belinda across three continents. Directed by Hannah Price, founder of Theatre Uncut.

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