King Lear

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


King Lear

"An emotionally charged production fit to rival any other"

The Stage

King Lear

"This Lear sinks into the skin of the viewer to provide a truly memorable piece of theatre"

Liverpool Daily Post

King Lear

"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