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The Globe's Richard III and Twelfth Night extend booking at the Apollo

Mark Rylance

OVER 2000 on-stage seats and a final extra week of performances are now on sale for Shakespeare’s Globe’s all male productions of Richard III and Twelfth Night at the Apollo Theatre.

Tim Carroll’s productions, using original Shakespearian practices and lit by over 100 on-stage candles, transfer to the West End for a 14-week limited run from November 2, 2012 to February 10, 2013, following their sell-out seasons at the Globe.

In addition to the on-stage seats there are also 6,000 extra seats throughout the house now on sale for the entirety of the run.

The casts are led by Mark Rylance, who plays the title role in Richard III and Olivia in Twelfth Night; and Stephen Fry who takes on the role of Malvolio in Twelfth Night.

They are joined in Richard III by Samuel Barnett (as Queen Elizabeth), Liam Brennan (Clarence and the Lord Mayor), Paul Chahidi (Hastings and Tyrrell), John Paul Connolly (First Murderer and Ratcliff), Ian Drysdale (Scrivener/Rivers/Blunt), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Brakenbury and Catesby), Johnny Flynn (Lady Anne and Grey), James Garnon (Richmond and Duchess of York), Colin Hurley (King Edward IV and Stanley), Roger Lloyd Pack (Duke of Buckingham), Jethro Skinner (Second Murderer and Messenger) and Ben Thompson (Dorset and Bishop of Ely).

And in Twelfth Night by Samuel Barnett (Sebastian), Liam Brennan (Orsino), Paul Chahidi, (Maria), John Paul Connolly (Antonio), Ian Drysdale (Priest and Valentine), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Feste), Johnny Flynn (Viola), James Garnon (Fabian), Colin Hurley (Sir Toby Belch), Roger Lloyd Pack (Sir Andrew Aguecheek), Jethro Skinner (Captain and Officer) and Ben Thompson (Curio).

Designs are by Jenny Tiramani, with music by Claire van Kampen who along with Tim Carroll were the creative team behind the Globe’s original 2002 version of Twelfth Night. Lighting for the transfer is by David Plater.

Tickets: £25 – £55 to include £1 theatre restoration levy. A limited number of Day Seats at £10 each will go on sale from the box office, in person only, from 10am on the day of each performance. Educational rates and concessions are available.

To book, call the box office on 0844 412 4658 or visit or

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