King Lear

RSC, Recorded Live

A chance to see acclaimed actor Anthony Sher in one of Shakespeare’s most famous and powerful plays.

DIRECTOR: Gregory Doran
STARRING: Antony Sher, Natalie Simpson, David Troughton

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, he finds himself alone in the wilderness. At the end of his tether, the once mighty Lear is compelled to reflect on the state of his life and the mistakes he has made.

Antony Sher returns to the RSC to play King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare in this, one of Shakespeare’s most powerful plays.

(3hr 30min)

Tickets on sale from 24th September 2016