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King Lear


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King Lear

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FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER 7.30PM Channel 210

Family. Betrayal. Power.

Set in the fictional present and starring Anthony Hopkins, the 80 year-old King Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their affection for him. When his youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to flatter him, hurt and angry Lear banishes her. With that fateful decision, family and state collapse into chaos and warfare.

“Captures the Heart of a Classic Shakespeare Tragedy” – Vulture

Starring Anthony Hopkins (Westworld), Emma Thompson (Beauty And The Beast), Tobias Menzies (Game of Thrones), Christopher Eccleston (The Leftovers), Jim Broadbent (War & Peace), Andrew Scott (Spectre), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth), Emily Watson (Little Women), Anthony Calf (Midsomer Murders), Karl Johnson (Rome) and John Macmillan (Critical).