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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 3
Primary Association Booth, Junius Brutus
Annotation Date 1814
Place of Production Ostend
Country of Production Belgium
Date of Production 1813
Description Prompt book marked after 1814, but with inked cast for Ostend, 1813. Includes cuts and restorations, stage business and cues for effects. Also has check marks beside the Duke of York's lines.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Junius Brutus Booth; King Richard III
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords cast, character, cues, property
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Mr Kean as Richard III.
Edition Acting edition
Shattuck Code RIII 10
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.