"The mellifluously baritone-voiced John Hopkins"  -  WHATSONSTAGE
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“Fine performance from John Hopkins’s caustically with English King” - TIME OUT
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“Cast does good work … pleasing performances from John Hopkins as Richard” - THE ARTS DESK
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“John Hopkins cuts a powerful (and rather sexy dash) as Richard” - OVER YOUR HEAD REVIEW
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“John Hopkins gives an attractive account of Richard as a decent-hearted roaring boy” - DAILY TELEGRAPH
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“John Hopkins, charismatic as Richard, brave and charming, full of ironic humour and with a massive ego” - THE MATURE TIMES
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“John Hopkins embodies Richard perfectly, his booming baritone filling the Globe and soaring above even the highest seats. 
He revels in the funnier lines but delivers Richard’s most impassioned moments with equal aplomb” - SITTING IN THE CHEAP SEATS
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“John Hopkins, as Richard the Lionheart, humanises the brutality” - DAILY MAIL
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“Warrior-like John Hopkins put[s] in a fine performance.
His Richard has commanding Chutzpah, a big ego and deadpan comic timing” - THE TIMES
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"At the RSC in recent years, John Hopkins has showed himself capable of both taut commitment and square-jawed, deadpan self-parody. Here his Richard runs the entire gamut, often in the course of a single line." - THE FINANCIAL TIMES 

“Richard, given Charisma by John Hopkins” - THE OBSERVER
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 “John Hopkins is a formidable Richard the Lionheart” - UK THEATRE NETWORK

“Richard, who pops up in various guises as the centuries wear on, is fantastically played by Hopkins” - EXUENT MAGAZINE
.
“a standout performance from John Hopkins” - FEMAIL ARTS

"The mellifluously baritone-voiced John Hopkins" - WHATSONSTAGE
.
“Fine performance from John Hopkins’s caustically with English King” - TIME OUT
.
“Cast does good work … pleasing performances from John Hopkins as Richard” - THE ARTS DESK
.
“John Hopkins cuts a powerful (and rather sexy dash) as Richard” - OVER YOUR HEAD REVIEW
.
“John Hopkins gives an attractive account of Richard as a decent-hearted roaring boy” - DAILY TELEGRAPH

.
“John Hopkins, charismatic as Richard, brave and charming, full of ironic humour and with a massive ego” - THE MATURE TIMES
.
“John Hopkins embodies Richard perfectly, his booming baritone filling the Globe and soaring above even the highest seats.
He revels in the funnier lines but delivers Richard’s most impassioned moments with equal aplomb” - SITTING IN THE CHEAP SEATS
.
“John Hopkins, as Richard the Lionheart, humanises the brutality” - DAILY MAIL
.
“Warrior-like John Hopkins put[s] in a fine performance.
His Richard has commanding Chutzpah, a big ego and deadpan comic timing” - THE TIMES
.

"At the RSC in recent years, John Hopkins has showed himself capable of both taut commitment and square-jawed, deadpan self-parody. Here his Richard runs the entire gamut, often in the course of a single line." - THE FINANCIAL TIMES

“Richard, given Charisma by John Hopkins” - THE OBSERVER . “John Hopkins is a formidable Richard the Lionheart” - UK THEATRE NETWORK “Richard, who pops up in various guises as the centuries wear on, is fantastically played by Hopkins” - EXUENT MAGAZINE . “a standout performance from John Hopkins” - FEMAIL ARTS

REVIEW: Holy Warriors @ The Globe

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The Third Crusade is an epic subject for a play. As broad as anything Shakespeare touched on and with as diverse a cast of characters. To take such a subject and then spin off from it through to the present day makes one suspect that Holy Warriors might be epic in length as well as scope. The truth is very different however, with David Eldridge’s script packing nearly a millennium of history into around two hours of theatre.

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