King Lear: From Shakespeare's Globe cover

King Lear: From Shakespeare's Globe

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 realise 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.

Release date:

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 realise the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity.

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

  • Showing in UK & Ireland only.
  • Release date 21 September 2017
  • Run time: 190min
  • Genre:

    Theatre

Truly a spectacular performance!

The Guardian

A show of force

The Daily Mail

If you are in Edinburgh during the month of August - please don't miss out on the experience of a lifetime!

The Sun