The Tragedy of King Richard II

The Rose Playhouse

Anərkē Shakespeare, a new innovative theatre company, creates raw and fast-paced Shakespeare, bringing you the multifaceted text by a diverse, gender-blind, actor-led ensemble without a director, inspired by the working conditions in which Shakespeare conceived his plays. The audience, together with the cast, will work imagination to bring to life the sceptred isle of England, in this film noir, naked-framed perspective of Richard II – Shakespeare’s poetic masterpiece.


There will also be a Q&A session after the performance on Sunday 19th May where the audience will be able to ask the actors questions about the process of creating directorless Shakespeare.


Dates: Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th May 2019

Times: Tuesday - Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 5.30pm

Tickets: £15 full / £12 concession

Running time: 1 hr 45 mins (no interval)


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The Rose is an indoor archaeological site, it is advisable to dress with an extra layer as there is no heating. There are also no toilets so please use Shakespeare’s Globe just a few hundred metres away. 

Please arrive 15 minutes before the production starts to pay for or collect your tickets.

Booking Information

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020 7261 9565