Quandary Collective



Quandary Collective

Richard II: The UK Tour

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Picture this…

A kingdom in which a woman is presenting as a man to hold on to power. Where feudal law has returned due to global ecological collapse and the ravaging effects of the pandemic. A place where a war is brewing between neighbouring lands, and the politics of old and young wrestle with each other to maintain a fragile peace.

Somewhere between Mad Max: Fury Road, an episode of Game of Thrones and a visit to the Museum of British Folklore, Quandary Collective’s Richard II blends Shakespeare’s text with visceral movement and live electronic music. This young company’s fearless adaptation investigates deeply what it means to lead a country, the devastating effects of toxic masculinity, and why gender continually seems to matter in positions of power.

“For you have but mistook me all this while…”

Recommended Age: 16+ 

Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes (including a 15 minute break/interval) 

This show contains bloody violence and full frontal nudity.

Access and Wheelchair Users: The seating at Stage@TheDock is access via steps however there is a small area of step free seating for those with access needs. If you require access seating or are a wheelchair user please email or call the Box Office to reserve a space. Box Office: 01482 323638 / boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk

Group Discount: Pay just £15 each when you purchase 10 or more tickets in a single transaction.

Workshops: For interest in Quandary Collective's Richard II workshop please contact the company on 07510 064 906.