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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 24
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Associated Names Williams, W. C.; Plowman, Harry
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 20 Feb 1845
Description Complete prompt book done under the direction of W.C. Williams, Samuel Phelps's prompter. Includes cast list for March 1845.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Samuel Phelps - Richard - Duke of Gloster; H Marston - Duke of Clarence; Mr Bennett - Duke of Buckingham; Mr Warde - King Edward; Mr Bird - Lord Hastings; Miss Morduant - Lady Anne
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords business, cast, cues, actor, scenery, timings
Edition Works, Vol IX
Shattuck Code RIII 25
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.