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King Lear from Shakespeare's Globe (12A)

Afternoon Arts

King Lear

This encore screening of Nancy Meckler’s production sets King Lear in a world of deprivation.

King Lear (Kevin McNally) 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 realise the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity.

This encore screening was originally broadcast to cinemas on September 21 from the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe. This brand new retelling of one of the Bard’s greatest plays will capture your heart .


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193 min including one interval


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