King Lear, National Theatre – What happens when a dictator looses everything?

Before I even begin my review of one of Shakespeare’s bleakest tragedy, I must disclose to being an absolute groupie of Sam Mendes.  I have followed his career from his beginning at the RSC, his work as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, on to his successful film-directing career and seen every production of his […]

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New Production at the National Theatre – Booking opens Friday November 29

The National Theatre has announced further details of its November – April season. Sam Mendes, Academy Award-winning director and Bridge Project director, will bring us a new production of King Lear at the Olivier Theatre, starring Simon Russell Beale.  I know, you’ve seen Lear already but this should be an evening to remember. The NT has also announced […]

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