King Lear at the Almeida with Jonathan Pryce

King Lear

William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Attenborough

When Lear asks his daughters to profess their love for him, he is flattered by the false hyperbole of Regan and Goneril. When Cordelia confesses to love him simply as a daughter should, his pride is dented and he casts her out of his kingdom.

Contains moderate violence.

Production duration: 2 hrs 43 min