National Theatre Live: King Lear
By William Shakespeare
★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)
Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play. Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.
Enjoy 15% off food from our Main Café menu with a gallery, cinema or family theatre ticket.
Redeemable all day on the same day as your event ticket. Show your event ticket at point of payment to receive the discount. For groups, each diner must have a valid event ticket to receive the discount. Non Transferrable. Valid until 15 November 2018. Offer excludes food from our Taste Café and Deli, Pod Café and our Filling Station.
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£15 adults, £13 concession
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Free bottle of wine when you purchase 2 tickets to 3 live streaming events in 1 transaction. Please book at box office or by calling 01768 868000 to redeem. 15% off food from our café menu with your live streaming tickets. Redeemable all day on the same day as the performance.