VenueRoyal Shakespeare Theatre
Other spaces: The Dell, Waterside
From23rd May 2018
To9th June 2018
When19:15. Thu,Sat Mats 13:15
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King Lear

King LearT641070609
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:T641070609, play:S0555289637, venue:V135

Production details


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)
Performer Antony Sher (King Lear)
Performer Clarence Smith (Albany)
Performer Buom Tihngang (Edmund - in Stratford/France)
Performer David Troughton (Gloucester)
Performer Graham Turner (Fool)
Performer Ewart James Walters (Old Man)
Performer Kelly Williams (Regan)
Performer Romayne Andrews (Servant/Messenger)
Performer Antony Byrne (Kent)
Performer James Clyde (Cornwall)
Performer James Cooney (Servant)
Performer Patrick Elue (Burgundy/Messenger)
Performer Kevin N Golding (Curan)
Performer Tracy-Anne Green (Servant/Messenger/Nurse)
Performer Nia Gwynne (Goneril)
Performer Oliver Johnstone (Edgar)
Performer Whitney Kehinde (Messenger/Nurse)
Performer Byron Mondahl (Oswald)
Performer Mimi Ndiweni (Cordelia)
Performer Esther Niles (Messenger/Nurse)
Performer John Omole (Lear's Gentleman)

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