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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.
Performers Jonathan Pryce (King Lear), Kieran Bew (Edmund), Michael Byrne (Fool), Steven Elliott (Oswald), Phoebe Fox (Cordelia), Ian Gelder (Kent), Richard Goulding (Edgar), Richard Hope (Albany), Jenny Jules (Regan), Barry McCarthy (Lear's Loyal Servant), Chook Sibtain (Cornwall), Zoe Waites (Goneril), Clive Wood (Gloucester), Alix Wilton Regan (Gloucester's Loyal Servant).
Author Shakespeare. Corporate Sponsor Coutts & Co. Producer Almeida Theatre. Director Michael Attenborough. Design Tom Scutt. Lighting Jon Clark. Sound Dan Jones. Music Dan Jones.

King Lear

King Lear (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1316291148. Details of all King Lear archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0555289637

Archive Listings

31 Aug 12
to
3 Nov 12
Almeida Theatre
West End
Greater London

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