Written on: 30/03/2008 by The quality of mercy is not strained (43 reviews written)
This is a classic for the ages and wags a stern finger at the practice of murdering members of your own family
One character attempts to marry his own niece.
William Shakespeare, Richard III review - Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, is not content with his current state of affairs and looks,as is shown in his famous introduction speech ("Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by this son of York"). Meanwhile, his brother George, the Duke of Gloucester, is being imprisoned by Richard and George's mutual brother Edward, the King of England because of a prophecy made to the king. While Richard can't change his looks, he murders several members of his family to get himself on the throne.