King Lear: Live from Shakespear's Globe

King Lear (Kevin McNally) decides to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid. As he comes to realise the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity.

Broadcast live to cinemas from the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe, this brand new retelling of one of the Bard’s greatest plays will capture your heart on September 21.

Live event
Kevin McNally, Anjana Vasan, Sirine Saba, Emily Bruni, Burt Caesar, Ralph Davis, Joshua James
Directed by
Nancy Meckler
Written by
William Shakespeare