2017, Jonathan Munby, UK, 220 min. With Ian McKellen, Phil Daniels.
- Sun, Oct 28th 1:00pm
"Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production." - Dominic Cavendish, Telegraph
"Intensely moving… a modern-dress staging that is both urgent and driven." - Mark Shenton, The Stage
Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, KING LEAR sees two aging fathers - one a king, one his courtier - reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a power struggle with bitter ends in this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's tender, violent, moving and shocking play. (Description courtesy of NT Live)
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