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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March 8, 2014

Yorkshire MP in blast at Leicester over claims to rebury Richard III (Leicester Mercury)

March 8, 2014

Battle lines drawn over Richard III’s remains (Yorkshire Post)

February 28, 2014

Richard III events lined up for Gloucester (by Ben Falconer, Gloucester Citizen)

February 27, 2014

The Queen asks: Was Richard III REALLY found buried under a car park? (by Anthony Bond, Mirror)

February 27, 2014

Queen expresses shock at how her 14th great-grand uncle Richard III was found under a car park (by Sarah Griffiths, Daily Mail Online)

February 27, 2014

The Maligned King: The Reign of King Richard III with Annette Carson (by Olga Hughes, Nerdalicious (Blog))

February 27, 2014

Runner up: University of Leicester (The Guardian)

February 25, 2014

Petition launched to stop more Richard III tests (

February 25, 2014

King Richard III Audio Tour (by Leicester City Council, Visit Leicester)

February 25, 2014

Richard III DNA Test Sparks Controversy (by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience)


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