KRA Quiz 2012 – Solution

 
1. City where Richard Armitage was born and Richard III buried.
Solution consists of: One word
Take: Seventh letter

 
Leices[t]er
 
 
2. One of the two most important female roles to be cast in any depiction of Richard III’s life, two recent informal polls of Armitage fans were inconclusive about who should play her in a new film adaptation.
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: First word, first letter

 
[A]nne Neville
 
 
3. Theatre company where Richard Armitage received important early training.
Solution consists of: Three words
Take: Second word, seventh letter

 
Royal Shakes[p]eare Company
 
 
4. Author of novel that, via his father, inspired Richard Armitage’s interest in pursuing a Richard III project?
Solution consists of: Three words
Take: Third word, first letter

 
Sharon Kay [P]enman
 
 
5. Founder of the Scottish Branch of the Richard III Society, screenwriter, and fundraiser for the current excavation of Richard III’s body in Leicester?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: First word, eighth letter

 
Philipp[a] Langley
 
 
6. Company that has produced Richard Armitage’s very successful audiobook recordings of Georgette Heyer novels?
Solution consists of: One word
Take: Third letter

 
Na[x]os
 
 
7. Source of only surviving contemporary visual depiction of Richard III?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: First letter of either word

Quiz-image 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[R]ous [R]oll
 

 

8. What the King Richard Armitage project asks supporters to do.
Solution consists of: Three words
Take: First word, second letter

 
S[i]gn a petition
 
 
9. Historian who believes research into the legitimacy of Edward IV’s marriage is key to understanding the political position and legitimacy of Richard III.
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: Second word, fifth letter

 
John Ashd[o]wn-Hill
 
 
10. Richard Armitage’s breakthrough career production in terms of public perception?
Solution consists of: Three words
Take: First word, second letter

 
N[o]rth & South
 
 
11. Name of role for which Richard Armitage drew on the history of English kings including Richard III?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: First word, fourth letter

 
Tho[r]in Oakenshield
 
 
12. Place where legend says Richard scraped his spur on the way to battle, foreshadowing his demise?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: Second word, fifth letter

 
Bow Brid[g]e
 
 
13. Renaissance humanist known for smearing Richard III’s reputation?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: First word, fourth letter

 
Tho[m]as More
 
 
14. Richard Armitage’s most recent mention of his desire to continue to pursue the Richard III project came in an interview in which newspaper?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: Second word, second letter

 
The T[h]elegraph
 
 
15. Historian who believes an understanding fifteenth-century chivalric practice is central to an explanation of the success and failures of Richard III?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: Second word, seventh letter

 
David Hipsho[n]
 
 
16. Richard Armitage’s favourite part of playing any role, but especially a character perceived as a villain?
Solution consists of: One word
Take: First letter

 
[c]ontradictions
 
 
17. Who owns this picture of Richard III?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_III_earliest_surviving_portrait.jpg

Solution consists of: Four words
Take: First word, seventh letter

Richard_III_earliest_surviving_portrait
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_III_earliest_surviving_portrait.jpg
 
Societ[y] of Antiquaries, London
 
 
18. What does Richard Armitage want to surpass with his Richard III project?
Solution consists of: Two words
Take: Second word, first letter

 
history [l]esson
 
 
19. Richard Armitage’s very earliest theatrical role (that we know of)?
Solution consists of: One word
Take: Fourth letter

 
don[k]ey
 
 
 
 

Solution Sentence:

 

 
 

P O R T R A Y

 
 
 

A

 
 
 

C O M P L E X

 
 
 

K I N G

 
 

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