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Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Image from Richard III, Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
Performance Details - Richard III
Sturu/Shvelidze, Rustaveli Company of Georgia, January 1980
"The crown Richard fights for under the eyes of the Fool is certainly hollow - the Union Jack is faded and torn, and Britain is a large sheet through which the royal contestants put their head and arms do battle in cartoon style...With actors sweeping on and off the giant tent set or riding in on a cart, the production is a fine example of 'ensemble' playing, with all the elements - music, design, acting, costume, direction - coming together as if it were the most natural thing in the world and yet completely one." Colin Chambers, Plays and Players 2.80
Opening Date: 28 January 1980
Theatre: Roundhouse.
Theatre Company: Rustaveli Company of Georgia
 
 
Cast - Richard III
Avta Makharadze Edward IV/Archbishop of Canterbury/Fool
Georgi Kharabadze George Duke of Clarence
Akaki Khidasheli Henry Earl of Richmond
Merab Ninidze Prince Edward
Mamuka Tsiklouri Richard Duke of York
Ramaz Chkhikvadze Richard III
Yury Zaretski choreography
Mirian Shvelidze designer
Robert Sturu director
Gia Kancheli music
William Shakespeare playwright

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