Poster for Tokyo Globe<br>Brian Cox as King Lear, Ian McKellen as King Richard

Poster for Tokyo Globe
Brian Cox as King Lear, Ian McKellen as King Richard

RICHARD III

by William Shakespeare

Ian McKellen in the role of
King Richard

SWET Award for Best Actor of the Year

Directed by Richard Eyre

in repertory with KING LEAR

Beginning
25 June 1990 - 1 September 1990 at the National's Lyttelton Theatre

World Tour:

Tokyo
Globe Theatre, 13-23 September

Nottingham
Theatre Royal, 1-6 October

Cardiff
New Theatre, 8-13 October

Leeds
Grand Theatre, 15-20 October

Belfast
Grand Opera House, 22-27 October

Hamburg
Deutsches Schauspielhaus, 31 October - 4 November

Milano
Teatro Lirico, 7-11 November

Paris
Odeon Theatre, 21 November - 1 December

Cork
Opera House, 4-8 December

Cairo
Opera House, 12-16 December

Richard III was revived with substantial cast changes at the Lyttelton in January 1991, followed by a world tour:

1991 World Tour
in repertory with King Lear

London
Lyttelton Theatre, 5 January - 2 February 1991

Prague
National Theatre, 7-10 February

Bucharest
National Theatre, 15-17 February

Leipzig and Dresden
25 February - 1 March

Edinburgh
King's Theatre, 5-9 March

Then King Lear closed and Richard III was revived again with cast changes at the Lyttelton in April 1991, followed by a UK tour:

1991 UK Tour

5 April - 18 September in the NT repertoire at Lyttelton Theatre, London

Aberdeen
Her Majesty's Theatre, 30 September - 5 October

Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Theatre Royal, 7-12 October

Bradford
Alhambra Theatre, 14-19 October

Plymouth
Theatre Royal, 21-26 October

Oxford
Apollo Theatre, 29 October - 2 November

Richard III was revived again in 1992 and toured the US.

 

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