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Shakespeare's King Lear


Theatre performance from the National Theatre of London, 200 min, 2014
in English with Hungarian subtitles

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Director: Sam Mendes

Starring: Simon Russel Beale, Kate Fleetwood, Anna Maxwell Martin, Olivia Vinall

Running Time: 3hrs 20mins, including 20min interval

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) 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.

Cast sheet PDF: Click here!

Premier: 2014.06.14.

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