King Lear on Amazon Prime, DVD and Digital Theatre
The epic production of King Lear: The Film starring Don Warrington and Alfred Enoch is available to stream on Amazon Prime, by DVD, and also to view via Digital Theatre.
★★★★ “as close to definitive as can be”
★★★★ “Don Warrington's King Lear is a heartbreaking tour de force”
Filmed at the Royal Exchange Theatre in May 2016 and released in July 2016, King Lear played to sell out theatre crowds during its run, winning 4 and 5 star reviews across the board.
The original stage production was directed by Michael Buffong (A Raisin in the Sun, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, All My Sons, Guys And Dolls) and was a co-production between Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company, in association with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
King Lear: The Film was funded by digital commissioning body The Space with the aim of bringing the impressive production to a wider and more diverse digital and cinema audiences. It was also supported by the British Council as part of their Shakespeare Lives programme, showcasing the best of British contemporary arts to an international audience.
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- Jonathan Keenan
★★★★ " ... a significant production"