“Richard III” at the Almeida Theatre


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Ralph Fiennes is starring in Rupert Goold’s production of Richard III at the Almeida theatre, London, until 6 August. Richard III will be the first Almeida Theatre Live broadcast in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, and can be seen in cinemas around the world on 21 July.
Fiennes is returning to the stage just after finishing “The Master Builder” at the Old Vic. He can currently be seen on the big screen in the Coen brothers’ “Hail, Caesar! “ Among his past stage credits are “Hamlet” (which won him a Tony Award in 1995) and “Faith Healer” on Broadway, and “The Tempest” in the West End.
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The Oscar and Golden Globe nominee is well known for his film roles in “Schindler’s List”, “The English patient”, “Red Dragon”, The constant garderner”,”In Bruges”, “The Reader”, “Great Expectations”, “The grand Budapest Hotel”, “Skyfall” and as ‘Voldemort’ in the “Harry Potter” movies.
"Richard III"
Vanessa Redgrave (Queen Margaret) last starred on Broadway in “Driving Miss Daisy”. Before that, she appeared in “The year of magical thinking”, which won her a Tony in 2007, and “Long day’s  journey into night”, which nabbed her a Tony and a Drama Desk in 2003. Her other Broadway credits include “Orpheus descending” and “The lady from the sea”. Redgrave started her career with the Royal Shakespeare Company and went on to win an Olivier for her performance in the West End’s “Aspern papers”.
She won an Oscar for “Julia” in 1977 and was nominated for her performances in “Morgan: A Suitable case for treatment”, “Isadora”, “Mary”, “Queen of Scots”, “The Bostonions” and “Howards  End”. More recently, Redgrave has appeared on the big screen in “Atonemenr” and “Lee Daniel’s the butler”.
The full cast of “Richard III” is:
David Annen, Joseph Arkley, Osman Baig, Benedict Barker, Tom Canton, Daniel Cerqueira, Simon Coates, Josh Collins, Susan Engel, Ralph Fiennes (Richard III), James Garnon, Mark Hadfield, Scott Handy, Lev Levermore, Finbar Lynch, Aislίn McGuckin, Joseph Mydell, Lukas Parish, Vanessa Redgrave (Queen Margaret), Joshua Riley, Lukas Rolfe , Joanna Vanderham, Baxter Westby and Oliver Whitehouse.
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