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King Richard the Third

Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
Categories: Classics, Shakespeare
4 out of 5 stars (51 ratings)

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A tragedy, a comedy, and a history all rolled into one, the story of the tyrannical Richard III ranks among Shakespeare's most popular plays. Opening with the famous "Now is the winter of our discontent" soliloquy, this masterful work follows its antihero as he plots to steal the throne of England, causing murder and mayhem all along the way. A full cast, including Robert Stephens and Dame Peggy Ashcroft, brings this devilishly entertaining work to life.
(P) and ©1967, 1996 HarperCollins Publishers Inc., All Rights Reserved, Caedmon, An Imprint of Harper Audio, A Division of HarperCollins Publishers

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Good audio version

This is about as good as you are going to do for an audio version of Shakespeare. It was quite good.

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Amazing

This is a beautiful full narration of Richard the third !i shall have many happy hours listening to this beautiful work .