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King Lear (Cockpit Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 12 Mar 2014 · London

Stage veteran David Ryall impresses as the eponymous monarch in Darker Purpose Theatre's production

Michael Coveney: RSC asks, which is Shakespeare's most popular play? And which is the best?
By Michael Coveney · 5 Mar 2014 · London

Michael Coveney looks at the recent poll from the Royal Shakespeare Company looking at the public's favourite Shakespeare play

Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale's 'extraordinary' Lear
By Editorial Staff · 24 Jan 2014 · London

Sam Mendes' production of King Lear starring Simon Russell Beale opened at the NT Olivier last night (23 January 2014)

Michael Coveney: King Lear sponsors, stand-ins and other shout-outs
By Michael Coveney · 24 Jan 2014 · London
Simon Russell Beale in King Lear© Mark Douet Simon Russell Beale's last Shakespearean performance at the National, Timon of Athens, was a brilliantly sarcastic update on the re
King Lear (NT Olivier)
By Michael Coveney · 24 Jan 2014 · London

Sam Mendes' production of King Lear starring Simon Russell Beale as the eponymous monarch opened at the NT Olivier last night

Sam Troughton misses King Lear performances after being 'struck dumb'
By Theo Bosanquet · 23 Jan 2014 · London

Troughton, who plays Edmund, lost his voice mid-scene in the National Theatre production

Show Pics: Simon Russell Beale reunites with Sam Mendes for NT's Lear
By Editorial Staff · 20 Jan 2014 · London

Production images have been released for Sam Mendes' production of King Lear at the NT Olivier starring Simon Russell Beale, which opens later this week (23 January 2014)

Opening: Weir transfers, Payne's Blurred Lines and Russell Beale's Lear
By Editorial Staff · 20 Jan 2014 · London

Josie Rourke's acclaimed Donmar production of The Weir moves round the corner to Wyndham's, while one of our finest classical actors teams with Sam Mendes on King Lear at the National

Brits on Broadway: Harry Melling on playing Frank Langella's Fool
By David Gordon · 15 Jan 2014 ·

The latest in a line of young British talent to tread the Broadway boards is Harry Melling, who rose to fame in the Harry Potter film series

King Lear (Chichester)
By Maxwell Cooter · 11 Nov 2013 · Southeast

Frank Langella returns to the UK stage with a full-throated Lear at the Minerva Theatre

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