We’re used to seeing Martin Freeman solving crimes with Benedict Cumberbatch or traversing Middle Earth but the star of Sherlock and The Hobbit has swapped the screen for the stage in his new play Richard III.
Part of the Trafalgar Transformed season, the production sees Freeman play Shakespeare’s troubled sovereign opposite The Borgias actress Gina McKee. The pair trod the boards together for the first time earlier this week and as the reviews begin to trickle in, one thing is clear. It’s rather bloody good. And by bloody, we mean really *bloody*…
#RichardIII is fantastic! Martin Freeman leads an amazing cast and the context is cleverly done. But oh, the blood….. #somuchblood