King Lear


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King Lear at
Kellie Brigh (Regan), Jodie McNee (Cordelia), David Calder (King Lear) and Sally Bretton (Goneril). Photo by Hugo Glendinning.

Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole directs his first production of Shakespeare's most profound tragedy, King Lear, which reunites the creative team from Love's Labour's Lost at the Globe in 2007. Over the last two seasons at the Globe, Dominic has also directed Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra (both 2006). Jonathan Fensom's recent theatre work includes Happy Now? (National Theatre) and Pygmalion (Broadway). Claire van Kampen was Director of Theatre Music at the Globe during its founding ten years. Her most recent projects include music for Neil La Bute's Bash (Theatre of Memory), Boeing-Boeing (West-End), Ibsen's Peer Gynt (Guthrie Theater Minneapolis) and Clean House (Royal & Derngate Northampton).

David Calder has worked extensively for the Royal Shakespeare Company including performances as Prospero and Shylock. He is well known for his television role as Dr Robert Bramwell in the series Bramwell. David's more recent theatre work includes Rock 'n' Roll (West End), Five Gold Rings and Conversations After a Burial for the Almeida Theatre, and The Little Foxes for the Donmar Warehouse.

This production will employ Renaissance staging and costume.

  • In repertory
  • £5-£33


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