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'A Fifty-Minute Richard The Third' by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff - additional information.

'A Fifty-Minute Richard The Third' by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Medieval
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Costume notes
Abridgement of William Shakespeare's 'The Life and Death of King Richard III', with the original text cut down to 50 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
Richard the Third, from the winter of discontent to the kingdom for a horse, as the last of the Plantagenets intrigues and murders his way to the English throne, only to be confronted by the army of the Earl of Richmond - one Henry Tudor.
Historical footnote: Shakespeare derived this account from Henry Tudor's historians. In the view of the editor, this makes it unreliable history, but a cracking play!


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