SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED
King Lear with Christopher Plummer

Air date: Fri., Jan. 30, 10:00 pm

 

Actor Christopher Plummer originally played the role of King Lear under the direction of Sir Jonathan Miller, who has directed the play six times. Plummer explores how the work might have been staged during Shakespeare’s time, and acclaimed actors Sir Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale give their insight into playing the part of the troubled king.

 

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