Quandary Collective presents

Richard II

Wednesday 15th September
Thursday 16th September
Friday 17th September
Saturday 18th September

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Picture this…

A kingdom in which a woman is presenting as a man to hold on to power. Where feudal law has returned due to global ecological collapse and the ravaging effects of a pandemic. A place where a war is brewing between neighbouring lands, and the politics of old and young wrestle with each other to maintain a fragile peace.

Somewhere between Mad Max: Fury Road, an episode of Game of Thrones and a visit to the Museum of British Folklore; Quandary Collective’s Richard II blends Shakespeare’s text with visceral movement and live electronic music. This young company’s fearless adaptation investigates deeply what it means to lead a country, the devastating effects of toxic masculinity, and why gender continually seems to matter in positions of power.

“For you have but mistook me all this while…”

Run time: 165 mins
Interval: Yes
Trigger warnings: Bloody violence, full-frontal nudity
Age recommendation: 16+

The performance on Thursday will be signed by a BSL interpreter.

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Website: quandarycollective.com

Tickets

Full Price £18

Concession £16

Performances

DateDoorsStart

Wed 15th September6pm7pm

Thu 16th September6pm7pm

Fri 17th September6pm7pm

Sat 18th September1pm2pm

Sat 18th September6pm7pm

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