King Lear

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Overview

Live from the Internationally acclaimed Donmar Warehouse:

King Lear

by William Shakespeare

The Donmar’s  Artistic Director, Michael Grandage directs Derek Jacobi as King Lear.

“Who is it that can tell me who I am?”

An ageing monarch. A kingdom divided. A child’s love rejected. As Lear’s world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question.

One of the greatest works in western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human existence: love and duty, power and loss, good and evil.

Cast (in order of speaking)
Earl of Kent: Michael Hadley
Earl of Gloucester: Paul Jesson
Edmund: Alec Newman
King Lear: Derek Jacobi
Goneril: Gina McKee
Regan: Justine Mitchell
Gordelia:  Pippa Bennett-Warner
Duke of Albany: Tom Beard
Duke of Cornwall: Gideon Turner
Duke of Burgundy: Stefano Braschi
King of France: Ashley Zhangazha
Edgar: Gwilym Lee
Oswald: Amit Shah
The Fool: Ron Cook
Gentleman: Harry Attwell
Old Servant: Derek Hutchinson 

Creative Team
Director: Michael Grandage
Designer: Christopher Oram
Lighting Designer: Neil Austin
Composer & Sound Designer: Adam Cork


                    

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