King Lear


Shakespeare King Lear play. Directed 2015 by Gregory Doran at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Stars (alphabetical order) Romayne Andrews (Servant/Messenger), Antony Byrne (Earl of Kent), Eke Chukwu (Lear's Gentleman), James Clyde (Duke of Cornwall), James Cooney (Servant), Bethan Cullinane (Messenger), Marième Diouf (Messenger), Paapa Essiedu (Edmund), Jenny Fennessy (Servant/Messenger), Kevin N. Golding (Curan/Doctor), Marcus Griffiths (King of France/Captain), Nia Gwynne (Goneril), Oliver Johnstone (Edgar), Byron Mondahl (Oswald), Theo Ogundipe (Duke of Burgundy/Herald), Antony Sher (King Lear), Natalie Simpson (Cordelia), Clarence Smith (Duke of Albany), David Troughton (Earl of Gloucester), Graham Turner (Fool), Ewart James Walters (Old Man), and Kelly Williams (Regan). Designs by Niki Turner; lighting design by Tim Mitchell; music by Ilona Sekacz; sound by Jonathan Ruddick; movement by Michael Ashcroft; fights by Bret Yount. Directed for screen and TV by Robin Lough; produced by John Wyver. Has a director's commentary. Released 2017, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

Here's the official trailer: