Date
Tuesday 26 April 2016 -
20:00 to 22:00

Committed to providing Belgium with the greatest variety of cinematic experience, British Council and Utopolis Mechelen are proudly presenting King Lear of the National Theatre Live (NT Live).

King Lear

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.

Director: Sam Mendes

Cast: Simon Russel Beale, Stephen Boxer

Original: William Shakespeare

Language: English

Subtitles: French, Dutch

Duration: 109 minutes

NT Live is an innovative project by the National Theatre of Great Britain, broadcasting the best of British theatre live to cinemas around the world.

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