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Simon Russell Beale’s ‘King Lear’ headed to cinema screens

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The National Theatre announced that NT Live will show the landmark Sam Mendes production of “King Lear” starring Simon Russell Beale on cinema screens across the UK and around the world on May 1. It is … Continue reading

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Jonathan Pryce to play ‘King Lear’ at the Almeida

By Ray Bennett Great news from London’s Almeida Theatre: Jonathan Pryce will perform “King Lear” there in a production directed by Michael Attenborough that will run Aug. 31 to Nov. 3. Also next year, the Almeida will have Federico Garcia … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Derek Jacobi in ‘King Lear’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It’s always an event when a great actor decides finally to take on “King Lear” and, at 72, stage veteran Derek Jacobi, also known for film roles and TV series such as “I, Claudius” and … Continue reading

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