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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 4
Primary Association Cooke, George Frederick
Associated Names Brandon, James; Hicks, J.P.
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 31 Oct 1800
Description A transcription of the 1815 prompt book by G. C. Carr, the Drury Lane Prompter. Contains cast lists for Covent Garden 1800 and 1807.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Mr Murray - King Henry the Sixth
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords cast, actor, business, cuts, sound effects, timings
Visual Content Scene illustration - "Despair and Die".
Edition Lowndes edition, 1793
Shattuck Code RIII 3
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.