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King Lear

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The Old Vic theatre, Waterloo

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King Lear

Glenda Jackson makes what is sure to be a triumphant return to acting

A quarter of a century after she gave up acting for politics, double Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to play King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, alongside an outstanding company including Fiston Barek, William Chubb, Morfydd Clark, Jane Horrocks, Rhys Ifans, Celia Imrie, Simon Manyonda, Harry Melling, Clifford Rose and Gary Sefton. The story of an old king betrayed by his people, and a kingdom torn asunder by the in-family fighting that follows Lear's descent into madness, this is a firm favourite from Shakespeare's canon, and The Old Vic will no doubt come up with a fresh and incredible production. Runtime: 1 hour 55 minutes, including an interval. All ticket prices for King Lear are inclusive of booking fees: YPlan will not charge you any additional amounts for your tickets. When booking tickets, you can pick your seat from the seatmap once you've selected a date. For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Your patience and understanding is appreciated while these take place. Valid ID required for ticket collection. West End theatre ticket sales are final and bookings cannot be amended, exchanged or refunded (unless of course the performance is cancelled). All listed offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

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