The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Title Richard II
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich II 7
Primary Association Elrington, Thomas
Publication Date 1720
Theatre Smock Alley; Lincoln's Inn Fields
Place of Production Dublin; London
Country of Production Ireland; Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1720
Description Prompt book with cast list inked in, most of whom are known to have been Smock Alley actors of about 1720. Contains cuts and alterations, entrance signals (horizontal line with vertical slashes) and cues for effects.
Genre History
Theme(s) History, Politics and Corruption; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles Mr Hewlett - Duke of York; Mrs Gifford - Queen
Content Keywords politics, royalty, crime, war, soldier, power, money, historical figure
Context Keywords cast, character, scenery, cues, music, sound effects, business
Edition Theobald alteration, 1720
Shattuck Code RII 1
Play Richard II
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.