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Richard III: History's man and Shakespeare's villain
Speakers: Chris Skidmore, Mark Ormrod and Judith Buchanan

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  • Sunday 23 June 2013, 3.30PM
  • Free admission
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  • Berrick Saul Building, University of York (See locations page)

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What do we know about the real Richard III, and how has he provided such wonderful material for tales of villainy to subsequent ages? Historians Chris Skidmore and Mark Ormrod reveal more about Richard III the historical figure and his relationship with York; with the help of actor Nick Armfield, Shakespearean and film expert Judith Buchanan considers a history of performances of Shakespeare's Richard on stage and screen.

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