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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 11
Primary Association Kean, Charles
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 5 Feb 1838
Description Prompt book made for Charles Kean in 1838 by Parsloe, the Drury Lane Prompter. Pencilled in cast for 1838 has nearly worn away.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Charles Kean - Richard Duke of Gloster; Mr Baker - King Henry the Sixth; Miss Poole - The Prince of Wales; Mr Cooper - The Duke of Buckingham
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords cast, actor, scenery, business, cues,
Visual Content Brown ink wash drawings of fourteen scenes.
Additional Information Roles taken form the pencilled 1838 cast list.
Edition Kemble edition, 1811
Shattuck Code RIII 20
Play Richard III
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.