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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 Ian McKellen (King Lear), Sinead Cusack (Kent), Danny Webb (Gloucester), Kirsty Bushell (Regan), James Corrigan (Edmund), Lloyd Hutchinson (Fool), Claire Price (Goneril), Luke Thompson (Edgar), Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Cordelia), Richard Clews (Gentleman Informer/Old Man), John Hastings (Curan/Doctor), Jake Mann (Burgundy/Lear's Knight), Michael Matus (Oswald), Caleb Roberts (King of France), Anthony Howell (Albany), Lloyd Hutchinson (Fool), James Millard, Johanne Murdock, Jessica Murrain, Daniel Rabin (Cornwall), Scott Sparrow (Albany's Man), John Vernon.
Author Shakespeare. Producer Chichester Festival Theatre. Producer ATG Productions. Producer Gavin Kalin Productions. Producer Glass Half Full Productions. Director Jonathan Munby. Design Paul Wills. Lighting Oliver Fenwick. Music Ben Ringham. Music Max Ringham. Sound Ben Ringham. Sound Max Ringham. Director Lucy Cullingford (movement director).

King Lear

King Lear (Play) production archive for QTIX code T615582625. Details of all King Lear archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0555289637

Archive Listings

11 Jul 18
to
3 Nov 18
Duke of York's Theatre
West End
Greater London

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