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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 Antony Sher (King Lear), Clarence Smith (Albany), Buom Tihngang (Edmund - in Stratford/France), David Troughton (Gloucester), Graham Turner (Fool), Ewart James Walters (Old Man), Kelly Williams (Regan), Romayne Andrews (Servant/Messenger), Antony Byrne (Kent), James Clyde (Cornwall), James Cooney (Servant), Patrick Elue (Burgundy/Messenger), Kevin N Golding (Curan), Tracy-Anne Green (Servant/Messenger/Nurse), Nia Gwynne (Goneril), Oliver Johnstone (Edgar), Whitney Kehinde (Messenger/Nurse), Byron Mondahl (Oswald), Mimi Ndiweni (Cordelia), Esther Niles (Messenger/Nurse), John Omole (Lear's Gentleman).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Gregory Doran. Design Niki Turner. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Music Ilona Sekacz. Sound Jonathan Ruddick. Director Michael Ashcroft (movement director). Director Bret Yount (fight director).

King Lear

King Lear (Play) production archive for QTIX code T641070609. Details of all King Lear archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0555289637

Archive Listings

23 May 18
9 Jun 18
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

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