Theatre: His Majesty’s Theatre
Performance: King Richard II
Main Actors: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Oscar Asche, Lily Brayton
This large format, early 1900s theatre programme presents King Richard II. The cover is an etching of King Richard from a picture in Westminster Abbey.
Mr. Herbert Beerbohm Tree played the leading role and produced the play. In a time when plays were becoming more minimalistic, Mr. Beerbohm Tree produced an extravaganza of elaborate sets and grand processions.
In 1909 Mr Tree was knighted for service to theatre.
4 thick paper pages including front and back covers; approx. 28.5cms x 22cms.