Reviews

  • Four stars

    The Guardian

    "Pryce...gives a striking, individualistic performance."
  • Independent on Sunday

    "Pryce’s Lear...enacts his demented fantasy of a trial like a feverishly imaginative little boy."
  • Four stars

    The Independent

    "Trevor Fox is a lovely dry Geordie Fool who struggles to restrain Lear with a desperate, loving embrace..."

Cast & creative team

Characters

  • Earl of Kent
    Ian Gelder
  • Earl of Gloucester
    Clive Wood
  • Edmund
    Kieran Bew
  • King Lear
    Jonathan Pryce
  • Goneril
    Zoë Waites
  • Regan
    Jenny Jules
  • Cordelia
    Phoebe Fox
  • Duke of Albany
    Richard Hope
  • Duke of Cornwall
    Chook Sibtain
  • Duke of Burgundy
    Andrew Nolan
  • King of France
    Ben Dilloway
  • Edgar
    Richard Goulding
  • Oswald
    Steven Elliot
  • Lear's Gentleman
    Barry McCarthy
  • Fool
    Trevor Fox
  • Gloucester's Servant
    Christopher Tester
  • Gloucester's Tenant
    Alix Wilton Regan

Team

  • Michael Attenborough
    Director
  • Tom Scutt
    Design
  • Jon Clark
    Lighting
  • Dan Jones
    Sound
  • Julia Horan CDG
    Casting
  • Terry King
    Fight Director
  • Imogen Knight
    Movement
  • Paul Kieve
    Magic Consultant