Petition for “Richard III”


For several years, Richard Armitage, the famous British actor and star of “North and South,” “Robin Hood,” “Spooks,” “Strike Back,” and the upcoming “The Hobbit” films has been seeking financing to make a film or television series exploring a more historically accurate portrayal of King Richard III of England.



Please support Richard Armitage’s effort by signing this petition and encouraging potential financiers and production investors to support the “Richard III” project.



Thank you for your help and support!



Richard III. for Richard Armitage

Dear Supporter,

Richard Armitage, the famous British actor and star of "Spooks", "Strike Back" and soon to be of "The Hobbit" as Thorin Oakenshield, for years has plans to re-do the historically inaccurate Shakespeare-version and make a film about a more historically accurate figure King Richard III. of England.

Please support this far grown effort by Richard Armitage by signing this petition
and giving potential financiers and production investors
a further good reason to support this "Richard III."-film project.

Thank you for your help and support!


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The only persons who may gain access to verify the signature list for leverage with potential investors are the administrators of this website, Richard Armitage himself or his agent, certified to work on his behalf.

The only aim of the collection of this signature list is to support the creation of the film “Richard III”. The list in its entirety and also individual signatures will not be used in any other way.

Every step forward will be publicised on this website, so you will always be kept up to date on the newest developments concerning the petition.

Petition - Status !

As of July
22nd 2022, 6 p.m. (CET)
we have 2482 signatures.

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Can new evidence clear the name of Richard III? (by Chris Lloyd, Darlington & Stockton Times)

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January 31, 2021

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January 12, 2021

Alternate history: what if Richard III had won at Bosworth? – Professor Emeritus Michael Hicks interviewed by Jonny Wilkes (by Jonny Wilkes, Professor Emeritus Michael Hicks, BBC History Revealed)

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Steve Coogan confirms Richard III movie ‘next year’ (by BBC East Midlands,

November 1, 2019

Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth – By Mike Ingram (HeritageDaily)

October 8, 2019

Painted as a villain – how the Tudors regarded Richard III (by Christina J. Faraday, APOLLO.The International Art Magazine)


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