RSC Live: King Lear
LIVE BROADCAST EVENT IN HD SCREENED VIA SATELLITE FROM THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. Misjudging his children’s loyalty and finding himself alone in the wilderness, he is left to confront the mistakes of a life that has brought him to this point.
RSC Associate Artist Antony Sher plays King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare in this, one of Shakespeare’s most epic and powerful plays, directed by RSC Artist Director Gregory Doran.
**** Daily Telegraph
"Sher's monumental King Lear is a crowning achievement in his career... Mightily impressive"
**** The Guardian
"Gregory Doran's stellar production is full of stand out performances, ... exceptional. Unbearably moving"
**** The Times
"Doran's production ... is a revelation...thrilling"