Richard III

Notes

  1. ^ Surrey appears only in the Folio text; his lines in 5.3 are assigned to Catesby in the quartos.
  2. ^ Lovell appears only in the Folio text; in the quartos, his line in 3.4 is absent and his line in 3.5 is spoken by Catesby.
  3. ^ Oxford is identified by name only in the Folio text. In the quartos, he is simply "First Lord".
  4. ^ Herbert is identified by name only in the Folio text. In the quartos, he is simply "Second Lord".
  5. ^ Although Blunt is identified by name in 5.4 of both the Folio text and the quartos, he is also referred to as "Third Lord" in 5.2 of the quartos.
  6. ^ Identified only in the Folio text; in the quartos, he is simply "Cardinal", and is amalgamated with the Archbishop of York.
  7. ^ Identified only in the Folio text; in the quartos, he is simply "Cardinal", and is amalgamated with the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  8. ^ Appears only in the Folio text; in the quartos, his lines in 1.4 are spoken by Sir Robert Brackenbury.
  9. ^ The pursuivant is identified as Hastings only in the quartos; in the Folio text he is referred to as "sirrah".
  10. ^ Wiltshire appears only in the Folio text; his lines in 5.1 are assigned to Ratcliffe in the quartos.
  11. ^ Sher's book, The Year of the King, is a diary about his preparation for the role, which he played on crutches, at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1985.
  12. ^ 1978 at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, directed by Peter Coe

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