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National Theatre Live: King Lear

Synopsis
A recording, from London’s Duke of York theatre, of Shakespeare’s tragedy broadcast live to UK and international cinemas on 27 September 2018 by National Theatre Live.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Transmission details
27 Sep 2018
Duration
230 mins

Credits

Director
Jonathan Munby
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Ian McKellenLear
Anita-Joy UwajehCordelia
Danny WebbEarl of Gloucester
Lloyd HutchinsonFool
Anthony HowellDuke of Albany
Claire PriceGoneril
Kirsty BushellRegan
Sinead CusackEarl of Kent

Additional Details

Theatre
Duke of York Theatre
Theatre company
Chichester Festival Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
Alzheimer’s disease

Notes

Notes
The original Chichester Festival Theatre production ran from 22 September to 28 October 2017 at the Minerva Theatre. This production was remounted at the Duke of York in London from 11 July to 3 November 2018.

Production Company

Name

National Theatre Live

Web
http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Notes
National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 with a broadcast of the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren. Satellites allow the productions to be broadcast live to cinemas throughout the UK, as well as many European venues. Other venues view the broadcasts ‘as live’ according to their time zone, or at a later date.

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-the-national-theatre/archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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