King Lear

Alan Lyddiard: Older voices are lost and forgotten but deserve to be heard
By Alan Lyddiard
The director Alan Lyddiard on Anniversary his new dance-theatre piece for a group of older performers
Review: King Lear (Royal Shakespeare Theatre)
Antony Sher is a colossal force as King Lear in the RSC's production
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A Harry Potter star returns to the stage and Kenneth Branagh stars as a failing music-hall performer
King Lear (Bristol Old Vic)
Tim West stars as Shakespeare's king in this new production in Bristol
The Shadow King (Barbican Theatre)
Michael Kantor's production re-imagines King Lear as the leader of an indigenous community
Further casting announced for King Lear at the Old Vic
Glenda Jackson will lead the production from 4 November
John Boyega to star in new Old Vic season
Casting for King Lear and Woyzeck has been announced
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King Lear (Manchester Royal Exchange)
Don Warrington stars as the mad king in Talawa Theatre Company's take on Shakespeare's King Lear