King Lear

By William Shakespeare

There is now limited availability for all remaining performances of King Lear, please call Box Office for information on returns 0844 871 7628.

Evening performances will take place at 7pm and matinee performances at 1pm.

Tis the times plague when madmen lead the blind.’

Leading an outstanding company, double Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to the stage to play King Lear, a quarter of a century after she gave up acting for politics.

Written during a period of great social upheaval, Shakespeares brutal masterpiece is arguably the greatest tragedy ever written. The fatal consequences of a foolish decision are explored in haunting poetry to create one of the most moving works in the English language.

VOICES OFF talks and debates:

Is Ripeness All? – pre-show debate – Thu 17 Nov, 5.15pm

Lear and Daughters – post-show talk – Fri 25 Nov, approx. 10.45pm

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