Performance

VenueDuke of York's Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From11th July 2018
Opened26th July 2018
To3rd November 2018
WhenTue-Sat 19:00. Sat at 13:30
What is currently on at Duke of York's Theatre (V392)
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King Lear

King LearT615582625
King 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.
Author Shakespeare


Archive :: production:T615582625, play:S0555289637, venue:V392
Current production:Work

Production details

Broadcast live Thu Sep 27

Company

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)
Performer Ian McKellen (King Lear)
Performer Sinead Cusack (Kent)
Performer Danny Webb (Gloucester)
Performer Kirsty Bushell (Regan)
Performer James Corrigan (Edmund)
Performer Lloyd Hutchinson (Fool)
Performer Claire Price (Goneril)
Performer Luke Thompson (Edgar)
Performer Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Cordelia)
Performer Richard Clews (Gentleman Informer/Old Man)
Performer John Hastings (Curan/Doctor)
Performer Jake Mann (Burgundy/Lear's Knight)
Performer Michael Matus (Oswald)
Performer Caleb Roberts (King of France)
Performer Anthony Howell (Albany)
Performer Lloyd Hutchinson (Fool)
Performer James Millard
Performer Johanne Murdock
Performer Jessica Murrain
Performer Daniel Rabin (Cornwall)
Performer Scott Sparrow (Albany's Man)
Performer John Vernon

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