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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 15
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Associated Names Lowne, E. Y.; Irving, Henry
Publication Date 1819-1821
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1821
Description Prompt book made by Macready, following on from the failure of the production with his restored Shakespeare text. Combines some of his version with some of the Cibber version. Includes character lists, calls, stage business and cues for effects.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords character, costume, cues, sound effects, business, music, stage, blocking
Edition Oxberry edition, 1819; Stodart edition, 1821
Shattuck Code RIII 12
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.