Richard III (With Mark Rylance)The Globe
Posted 31 July 2012 - 08:49 AM
Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:45 AM
A nice little improvised touch on the night I saw it: as he got to the line "All the world to nothing!" in Act I, he walked slowly across the stage, reached out and caught a little dandelion seed that had been slowly drifting over the audience, and stood contemplating it for a second. He got a big round of applause for that.
The cross-dressing worked well, I thought. It seemed to highlight the strangeness of this exceptionally disfunctional family.
I didn't like: Roger Lloyd Pack urging the audience to cheer and shout "Long live King Richard!", like he was back in panto.
Posted 09 August 2012 - 06:45 PM
Posted 09 August 2012 - 07:16 PM
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