Published on Feb 28, 2014
King Lear is now screening internationally.
To find your nearest venue visit http://www.ntlive.com
Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare's tragedy.
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. Lear's world descends into chaos.
Tickets on sale now.
Find your nearest cinema at http://www.ntlive.com
Part of National Theatre Live -- the best of British theatre broadcast to cinemas around the world.
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