Welcome to our Schools' Broadcast page for Richard III.

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Our 2022 production of Richard III will be available to watch on Thursday 24 November at 9am.

The livestream with start at 9am and the production is approximately 3 hours long and will include two breaks at times TBC. This will be followed by a Q&A with actors from the company.

The link below will take you to Vimeo where you can access the livestream. If you need help setting up to watch the broadcast, please read our Technical Requirements. If you are still experiencing technical problems, you can contact our team at schoolsbroadcast@rsc.org.uk

Watch the broadcast

A version of the broadcast with BSL will be available to watch from 9am on Friday 25 November.

About the production

Richard III was performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon as part of the summer 2022 season. Directed by Gregory Doran and featuring Arthur Hughes as Richard, this is the thrilling climax to Shakespeare’s first great history cycle. 

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Exploring the play

We have a number of resources to help students access and understand the play, including:

Below, you can watch Arthur Hughes in the trailer for Richard III

Play Trailer


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