King Lear

King Lear

4.6 (9) · Shakespeare

Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to play King Lear

Overview

A quarter of a century after she gave up acting for politics, double Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to play King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, alongside an outstanding company including Fiston Barek, William Chubb, Morfydd Clark, Jane Horrocks, Rhys Ifans, Celia Imrie, Simon Manyonda, Harry Melling, Clifford Rose and Gary Sefton.

Critic reviews

She is tremendous in the role. In an uncanny way, she transcends gender.

Guardian

A tour de force

The Stage

Glenda Jackson is tremendous as King Lear. No ifs, no buts.

Telegraph

Date & time

Show ended
Tue 25 Oct - Fri 2 Dec, Mon - Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat mats at 2.30pm.

Venue

The Cut SE1 8NB London, UK · Get Directions
4.6
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