National Theatre Live: King Lear

National Theatre Live: King Lear
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Synopsis

Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare's tragedy.

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear's world descends into chaos.

Starring

Simon Russell Beale, Stephen Boxer, Cassie Bradley, Tom Brooke, Richard Clothier

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (NR)
  • Run Time:
    3 hrs. 30 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare's tragedy.

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear's world descends into chaos.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    3 hrs. 30 min.
  • In Theaters
    Sunday, May 18, 2014-Limited
  • MPAA Rating
    (NR)
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Sam Mendes
  • Writer(s)
    William Shakespeare
  • Studio
    N/A
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Friday, May 22
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