|Production Company: National Theatre||Director: Sam Mendes|
|Cast: Simon Russell Beale||Duration: Approx 3.5 hours|
Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
An aged king 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. Lear’s world descends into chaos.
Please note this is not a live screening.