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Martin Freeman & Gina McKee Confirmed For Jamie Lloyd’s ‘Richard III’

I’ve been a fan of Gina McKee’s work since the glorious Our Friends In The North, so it’s great to hear that she’ll be taking on the role of Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd’s first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, running from 1st July to 27th September. McKee has a fine record in numerous genres, and has also been involved with Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, and Notting Hill to name just a few.

In the aftermath of civil war, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, makes a hateful resolution to claw his way to political power at any cost. A master of manipulation, subtle wit and beguiling charm, he orchestrates his unlawful ascent by spinning a ruthless web of deceit and betrayal. His staunch ambition soon begins to weigh heavy, as the new

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