London SE1 community website

Lear at the Globe - needs a razor before worth going

Join in these discussions today! Log in or register.
Monday 23 June 2008 6.12pm
Went to see King Lear at the Globe yesterday evening. Probably quite a good performance other than only about 1 word in 50 of Lear's was audible from the Gentleman's box. It was very notable that the only people laughing at his jokes were directly in front of him.

Don't bother going until his beard stops eating his words.

Oh yes, and during the storm, the noise of the storm was so great that for nearly ten minutes not a single word of any actor was audible.
Related news & features
Related events
  • King Lear (Wednesday 23 April 2008 to Sunday 17 August 2008)
    Director: Dominic Dromgoole

Tuesday 24 June 2008 7.28pm
Perhaps drop a line to Dominic Dromgoole? I have spoken to several friends who have seen it, but they did not have a problem - and I will be going soon, so I'll report back, forsooth :-)

To post a message, please log in or register..
February at a glance
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Also on the forum
Views expressed in this discussion forum are those of the contributors and may not reflect the editorial policy of this website. Please read our terms and conditions