King Lear

National Theatre

King Lear

14 Jun 2014 - 02 Jul 2014

£15.00 - £50.00

Pro reviewers rating
11 reviews

3.7 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
3 reviews

3.3 out of 5.0

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing.
 
Simon Russell Beale, whose recent appearances at the National include Timon of Athens and Collaborators, takes the title role in Shakespeare’s tragedy.
 
When we are born, we cry that we are come
To this great stage of fools.

 

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