Richard III

Richard III (2007) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the play by William Shakespeare. It was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Stein Winge directed it.

Bjørn Sundquist acted in the title role.

Richard III was the second production in The Norwegian Theatre's planned series of Shakespeare's Wars of the Roses plays at The Norwegian Theatre. All were meant to be directed by Winge. Richard II was performed in 2005, Richard III in 2007 and Henry IV in 2008. Henry VI and Henry V were planned for 2009, but the theatre cancelled the rest of the series after Henry IV.


(Objekt ID 44506)
Object type Production
Premiere September 6, 2007
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on Richard III by William Shakespeare
Audience Adults
Audience size 2707
Number of events 23
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Expressions Theatre, Tragedy
Running period September 6, 2007  


The Norwegian Theatre,, 01.12.2014,

The Norwegian Theatre, digitised performance program, transferred from The National Library of Norway 08.07.2014

Performance dates
September 6, 2007Scene 2 – Opening night