King Lear Ian McKellen

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Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Trevor Nunn
Ian McKellen in the role of King Lear
Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by World Tour
24 March - 12 January 2008

KING LEARIan McKellen as King Lear

KING LEARLear (Ian McKellen) and his Fool (Sylvester McCoy)

KING LEARJonathan Hyde (Earl of Kent), Ben Meyjes (Edgar), Ian McKellen (King Lear), Sylvester McCoy (Lear's Fool)

KING LEARKing Lear (Ian McKellen)

KING LEARIan McKellen (King Lear), William Gaunt (Gloucester)

King Lear Ian McKellen

Photos by Manuel Harlan © RSC 2007

Rehearsals for KING LEAR


L-R Jonathan Hyde (Kent) and Ian McKellen (Lear)


L-R Sylvester McCoy (The Fool), Ian McKellen (Lear) and Ben Meyjes (Edgar)


Ian McKellen as Lear

Photos by Manuel Harlan © RSC 2007


Performers in the Royal Shakespeare Company's
Complete Works Festival
for "Vanity Fair"
Greg Vinkler, William Houston, Harriet Walter, Ian McKellen,
Rupert Evans, Judi Dench, Morven Christie, F. Murray Abraham,
Patrick Stewart, Claire Lautier, Chuk Iwuji

Frances Barber

Frances Barber (Goneril)

Romola Garai

Romola Garai (Cordelia)

Sylvester McCoy

Sylvester McCoy (Lear's Fool)

William Gaunt

William Gaunt (Gloucester)