Starring BAFTA Award-winning Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Love Actually) and Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends in the North, Notting Hill) in the first production of director Jamie Lloyd's brand new season for Trafalgar Transformed.... Read more >>
Running time: 2h 30m (inc interval)
Starring Martin Freeman
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jamie Lloyd
In the aftermath of civil war, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, makes a hateful resolution to claw his way to political power at any cost. A master of manipulation, subtle wit and beguiling charm, he orchestrates his unlawful ascent by spinning a ruthless web of deceit and betrayal. His staunch ambition soon begins to weigh heavy, as the new ruler finds himself utterly alone and steeped in dread, forced to answer for his bloody deeds and face the horrifying consequences.
Starring BAFTA Award-winning Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Love Actually) and Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends in the North, Notting Hill) in the first production of director Jamie Lloyd's brand new season for Trafalgar Transformed.
This production of Richard III is recommended for audience members of age 12 and upwards. It contains some scenes of a violent nature
There are no booking fees for this production.
However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £3.00 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
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Trafalgar Studios 1 & 2 are accessible for Wheelchair Users. The main entrance to the theatre is on Whitehall. The Foyer, Foyer Bar and Box Office are on street level.
For Studio 1 you can enter the foyer step free, take the lift to the lower level then a stair lift brings you to the front of the auditorium. The Wheelchair Spaces are in the front row and are clear view.
For Studio 2 access is step free into the foyer, take the lift to the lower level then there is level access into the auditorium. The Wheelchair space is again in the front row & clear view.
If Wheelchair Patrons would rather transfer into a seat then the wheelchair can be stored during the performance and brought back to you at the end of the show.
The infrared hearing loops now work in Rows B-G in Studio 1 (best reception in more central seats); in Studio 2 best reception is in A5-8, B6-9 C7-10 or D7-8. Devices are at the Box Office, £10 deposit is required. There are two devices available: Induction Loop Necklace Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the induction loop necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control. Headset This device amplifies sound through earpieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid.
Guide Dogs are permitted in the auditorium or can be looked after by staff during the show.
The disabled toilet is on the lower level in the Studio Bar and can be reached by Wheelchair Users from the foyer and from both auditoriums.
By bus: 3 11 12 24 53 77a 88 91 139 159 453
Charing Cross and Embankment (Northern and Bakerloo)
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Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7632 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7615 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Groups Bookings: 020 7420 9700 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
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Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd returns to curate Trafalgar Transformed season 2, which includes Richard III starring Martin Freeman and East is East by Ayub Khan Din starring Jane Horrocks and The Ruling Class starring James McAvoy. We thought we’d share ten interesting facts you might not know about Trafalgar Transformed past and present.