The last Plantagenet king, whose death ended medieval England, is the weighty subject of Shakepeare’s historical play being dramatised in Swindon.

Richard lll has always been painted the bad guy and in the Bard’s tale of treachery and murder, he fares no better. Beyond The Horizon Theatre Company tackle this play about the life and times of the monarch in a post apocalyptic adaptation at the Arts Centre in Old Town on Friday, March 24 at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £14.50 from 01793 524481 or