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National Theatre Live: King Lear

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:May 18, 2014
Running time:210 minutes
Cast:Simon Russell Beale, Stephen Boxer, Cassie Bradley, Tom Brooke, Richard Clothier
Director:Sam Mendes
Writer:William Shakespeare

Description: Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale 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.

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