King Lear


Following its sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Munby's explosive revival of Shakespeare's epic tragedy moves to the West End with a celebrated cast led by Ian McKellen.
King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre with Ian McKellen

Image: Chichester Festival Theatre


Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - tragedy
Venue: Duke of York's Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 11 July 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 November 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Following its sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Munby's explosive revival of Shakespeare's epic tragedy moves to the West End with a celebrated cast led by Ian McKellen as the embittered monarch in a fractured kingdom.

Synopsis


With its intimate staging, this contemporary, dystopian production places audiences at the centre of the storm as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with shocking ends.

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St Martin's Lane
London WC2N 4BG

Box office tel: 0844 871 3051

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 11 July 2018

Closes:Saturday 3 November 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 1-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
From £32

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Cast


Includes:


Ian McKellen


Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Jonathan Munby
Production: Chichester Festival Theatre

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