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"This heart shall break into a hundred thousand flaws.”
This eerie retelling of King Lear from BAFTA nominated director Billy Lumby sees an ageing Lear, played by Phil Davis, descend dramatically into madness after his daughters leave him to rot in a nursing home.
Shakespeare Lives, funded by the British Council, took place in 2016 to commemorate 400 years since Shakespeare’s death. The global celebration encompassed film, theatre, dance and literature.