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King Lear archiveKing Lear divides his Kingdom between his daughters according to a declaration of their love for him. His eldest Goneril and Regan exaggerate their affection and inherit. His youngest daughter Cordelia speaks only the truth and is banished. So begins the tragedy of King Lear, whose dignity, sanity and finally life are torn from him by a self-seeking younger generation, ambitious for his power. What is love, what is madness, what is truth - Shakespeare explores these questions together with many others in King Lear, widely considered to be his greatest tragedy. Running time: 3hrs. Suitable for ages 11+

Cast/Performers

David Ryall (Lear), Dominic Kelly (Edgar), Michael Luke Walsh (Edmund), Wendy Morgan (Goneril), Nikki Leigh Scott (Regan), Charlie Ryall (Cordelia), Dan MacLane (Kent), Stephen Christos (Gloucester), Ryan Wichert (Fool), Adam Drew, Ian Hallard, Anna Hawkes, Sanee Patell, Imogen Ryall, Alex Vendittelli, Karl Williams

Creatives/Company

Author: Shakespeare
Company: Darker Purpose Theatre
Director(s): Lewis Reynolds, Guido Martin Brandis (assistant)
Design: Alexander McPherson
Lighting: Davy Cunningham
Sound(s): John Leonard, Philip Matejtschuk
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King Lear

King Lear (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0664526302. Details of all King Lear archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0555289637

Archive Listings

6 Mar 14
to
29 Mar 14
Cockpit Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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