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The Wars of The Roses at Kingston-on-Thames revives the 1963 RSC John Barton and Peter Hall’s adaptation of Henry VI Parts I. II and III plus Richard III into three plays in a day. It was our second three plays in a day in a week.

Joely Richardson (Margaret of Anjou)  Alex Waldmann (Henry VI) Michael Xavier (Earl of Suffolk) The Wars at The Rose Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet  I80A2422 sized

The Wars of The Roses overview (LINKED)

SEE LINKS BELOW FOR EACH PLAY

Henry VI … 11 am (REVIEW LINK)

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Edward IV … 3 pm  (REVIEW LINK)

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Richard III … 7.30 pm  (REVIEW LINK)

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Review of Martin Freeman in Richard III in the Trafalgar Transformed season directed by Jamie Lloyd. Apologies. this review is almost entirely negative. I thought the direction immature, cliched and contemptuous of the audience who got spattered with stage blood. Freeman was OK, but all three recent Richard III’s were much better. SEE FULL REVIEW.

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