Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: 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.
Dates: Saturday 11 - Friday 17 June 2016
Venue: Cine Libre Ikebukuro (Japanese)
For more information please see the National Theatre Live official website (Japanese) .