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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 Bill Wallis (King Lear), Stephanie Turner, Amanda Harris, Lise Stevenson, Mike Burnside, Stuart Fox, Cornelius Garrett, Jimmy Yuill, Garfield Morgan, Nigel Cooke, Jack Fortune, Paul Ebsworth, Tim Barlow, Emmanuel Ighodaro, Oliver Le Sueur, Joel Riviere, Bennet Thorpe, Paul Critoph, Robbie Gill, Bruce Godfree, Christopher Harper, Ritchie Zealand, Jamie Brodie, Daisy Douglas, Laila Vakil, Devon Black, Andrea Harris, Helen Kirkpatrick.
Author Shakespeare. Director Jan Sargent. Design Mick Bearwish. Lighting Tim Streader.

King Lear

King Lear (Play) production archive for QTIX code T378540669. Details of all King Lear archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0555289637

Archive Listings

28 Oct 00
18 Nov 00
Bristol Old Vic
City of Bristol

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