Thu 30 Oct to Sat 29 Nov 2008
Cast Pete Postlethwaite, Caroline Faber, Charlotte Randle, Amanda Hale, Michael Colgan, Clarence Smith, Christopher Middleton, John-Paul MacLeod, John Shrapnel, Tobias Menzies, Jonjo ONeill, Nigel Cooke, Forbes Masson, Peter Bramhill, Jacob Anderson
Director Rupert Goold
Designer Giles Cadle
Lighting Designer Howard Harrison
Sound Designer Adam Cork
Writer William Shakespeare
"An emotionally charged production fit to rival any other"
"This Lear sinks into the skin of the viewer to provide a truly memorable piece of theatre"
Liverpool Daily Post
"Goold’s ambitious , cinematic vision must be applauded for making the tragedy speak so directly – and for mobilising Pete Postlethwaite so movingly"
The Daily Mail