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Richard III in the age of Fake News & Dirty Politics

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Richard III in the age of Fake News & Dirty Politics


  • Sat 22 Dec, 4:30pm


Pop-up Globe Theatre, The Shakespeare Gardens, Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 Ascot Avenue, Ellerslie


All Ages

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  • General Admission: $5.12

Enhance your experience of select performances during Pop-up Globe’s 2019 summer season with our lively series of panel discussions, bringing together a range of views from different sectors – historical, theatrical, political, cultural – in order to debate and interrogate some of the issues at the core of our productions.

Each panel discussion is focused on a different Shakespeare production presented within our season. Speakers will be announced on Pop-up Globe’s website and Facebook page.

In the 1590s, Richard III might have been perceived by some as satire and others as a chilling exploration of how, 100 years earlier, such an unlikely candidate managed to achieve the crown. With his love of charismatic villains, vulnerable tyrants and charming psychopaths, what might Shakespeare think of our current world leaders if he were alive today?

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