King Lear at National Theatre: Olivier

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Shakespeare's classic tragedy tells the story of an aged King who 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.

Directed by Sam Mendes and starring Simon Russell Beale, whose recent appearances at the National include Timon of Athens and Collaborators. This staging of the bard's tragedy will be staged in the Olivier Theatre at the National.

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