National Theatre Live: King Lear ENCORE

National Theatre Live: King Lear ENCORE

National Theatre Live: King Lear ENCORE

National Theatre Live: King Lear Encore Synopsis

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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