Richard III

With a humpback and callipered leg, Kevin Spacey’s Richard holds the audience in the palm of his withered hand in Shakespeare’s depiction of murderous ambition run riot. His confiding determination is mesmerising as he persuades Queen Elizabeth to let him marry her daughter ?in Sam Mendes’ climactic show. LK

The Old Vic, The Cut, SE1 8NB.
Until Sep 11. £10+
Tube: Waterloo