Directed by Garry Hynes
When peace descends, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, is not a happy man. Crippled from birth and intensely ambitious, he sets about bending the world to his own desires. No bond is too sacred, no blood too thick – nothing will stand between Richard and the crown.
‘Brazenly Irish . . . A huge achievement’ – Irish Independent on DruidShakespeare
Shakespeare gives us one of the great villains with Richard III, in a chilling and darkly comic story of power and ambition. Druid’s production features the acclaimed creative team and Druid Ensemble behind DruidShakespeare, as the company continues its exploration of Shakespeare’s Kings.
‘I’ve never before found these plays so easy to follow or so gripping’ – The New York Times on DruidShakespeare
Director: Garry Hynes
Design: Francis O’Connor
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls
Sound Design: Gregory Clarke
Movement Director: David Bolger
Assistant Costume Designer: Doreen McKenna
Dramaturg: Thomas Conway