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

Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 17
Primary Association Mitchell, William
Theatre Scarborough
Place of Production Scarborough
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1840
Description Stage directions said to be William Mitchels are derived from Charles Kean's.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords scenery, director, blocking, business, cues
Visual Content Five tinted scene designs taken from Kean.
Edition Oxberry edition, 1818
Shattuck Code RIII 23
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.