King Lear

Were the critics mad for McKellen's King Lear?
Jonathan Munby's production has opened at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester
Review: King Lear (Minerva Theatre, Chichester)
Ian McKellen stars in Jonathan Munby's superb production of Shakespeare's tragedy
Exclusive: First look at Ian McKellen and cast in rehearsals for King Lear
Jonathan Munby directs the all-star cast which also includes Tamara Lawrance, Sinead Cusack and Dervla Kirwan
Christopher Eccleston to star as Macbeth in new RSC season
Erica Whyman will also direct a new musical about Joan Littlewood by Sam Kenyon
Review: King Lear (Shakespeare's Globe)
Nancy Meckler directs the final Shakespeare in Emma Rice's last summer season in charge of the Globe
Top 5 theatre openings: 14 - 21 August
Crazy For You goes out on tour and the final Shakespeare production in Emma Rice's last season is staged at the Globe
Full casting announced for King Lear with Ian McKellen
By Editorial Staff
Chichester Festival Theatre has announced who will join the production in September
Ian McKellen to play King Lear in Daniel Evans' first Chichester season
The announcement also includes musicals featuring Sharon D Clarke, Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman
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Glenda Jackson to play King Lear on BBC Radio 4
Deborah Warner's production has been adapted for radio