Overview
Overview
    Original Title
    National Theatre Live: King Lear
    Produced Year
    2014
    Country
    UK
    Genre
    Live Performance
    Running Time
    3h 25m
    Summary
    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. Simon Russell Beale, whose recent appearances at the National include Timon of Athens and Collaborators, takes the title role in Shakespeare’s tragedy.