King Lear (2008)


Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic titular monarch in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.


 King Lear Ian McKellen
 Earl of Gloucester William Gaunt
 Edmund Philip Winchester
 Edgar Ben Meyjes
Goneril Frances Barber
Regan  Monica Dolan
Duke of Albany Julian Harries
Cordelia  Romola Garai
Fool Sylvester McCoy
 Earl of Kent Jonathan Hyde


Director Trevor Nunn
Writer William Shakespeare
Producers Chris Hunt
  Richard Price

User Reviews of King Lear (2008)

I agree with the NY Times


solid 5 star performances, Ian can act!