King Lear: Live from Shakespeare's Globe

King Lear: Live from Shakespeare's Globe

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Broadcast live to cinemas from the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe, this is a brand-new retelling of one of the Bard’s greatest plays.

King Lear decides to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid. As he comes to realize the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity.

Actor Kevin McNally, known to audiences worldwide for countless roles in iconic television and film series such as ‘I, Claudius’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, takes on the role of King Lear in this live cinema broadcast from London’s Shakespeare’s Globe.

Nancy Meckler, founder and former Artistic Director of renowned theatre company Shared Experience, will direct the production in a brand-new retelling of one of the Bard’s greatest plays. 180m approx including interval.

Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15)

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