Great Performances King Lear
Emmy Nominee, Sir Ian McKellen recreates his RSC stage performance of the tragic monarch. Details
Program: Great Performances
Episode: King Lear
2009 Emmy Nominee Ian McKellen recreates his recent stage performance of the tragic monarch in a special television adaptation. Directed by Trevor Nunn, the telecast includes nearly all the original cast members of the sold-out Royal Shakespeare Company production that premiered in Stratford-Upon-Avon in April 2007.
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Premiere Date: 03/27/2009
Episode Expires: Sun 24 Jan 2016
TV Rating: TV-PG
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