Film / Event Information


King Lear: Live from the National Theatre - Cert 12A

Thursday 27th September 2018 at 7.00pm AND NOW ON NOV 8TH AT 7.15PM

Tickets £19.00; Two Course Meal and evening ticket £35.

‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers - one a King, one his courtier - reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.


Director: Jonathan Munby
Cast: Ian McKellen
Film Length: 220mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Live or Recorded Event Cinema

Screenings

DateTime 
Thursday Nov 08 7:15PM BOOK