KING LEAR (1974)
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Written by R D Laing, devised and staged by Edward Petherbridge
Directed by Edward Petherbridge
Edinburgh '73, Shaw London, BAM
18 December 1973 - 23 February 1974
Comments and Reviews
In repertory with FLOW (Gabriel Josipovici) at the Edinburgh Festival 1973
Opened at the Shaw, London on 18 December 1973
In repertory with KING LEAR, THE WOOD DEMON, THE WAY OF THE WORLD
30-31 January; 16, 21, 23 February 1974: Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
"Ian McKellen, disabused, disillusioned, reconicled to his, to your, to mine, to the world's incompleteness, makes one of the most solemn and impressive speeches, as the shadows deepen, and the sad leaves fall, that I have ever heard an actor deliver."
— Harold Hobson
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