Join us for A Live Theatre Broadcast of King Lear starring Ian McKellan and directed by Jonathan Munby. Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two aging fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.
Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.
Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts:
All About Eve - Saturday, July 6 at 7pm
The Tempest - Saturday, July 27 at 7pm
Carmen Suite / Petrushka (Bolshoi Ballet) - Saturday, August 3 at 7pm
Hamlet - Sunday, August 25 at 2pm
The Audience - Sunday, September 8 at 2pm
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