RSC Live: King Lear

Film, Adaptation
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Gregory Doran, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, directs Antony Sher in the demanding title role of Shakespeare's emotionally wrought tragedy, which is broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Widowed monarch King Lear reaches the ripe age of 80 and decides the time has come to divide his kingdom equally between this three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. However, his plan takes a dramatic twist, cleaving apart the family.

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Release date: Wednesday October 12 2016
Duration: 195 mins

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