King Lear: Live from Shakespeare's Globe (12A)

King Lear

From the archive

This film was last shown on 21 September 2017

King Lear (Kevin McNally) decides to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters, but fails to
anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid. As he comes to realize the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity.

Broadcast live to cinemas from the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe, this brand-new retelling of one of
the Bard’s greatest plays will capture your heart on September 21.

3 hours
Kevin McNally


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