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I, Lear

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About the Show Less...

If Monty Python had performed King Lear it would have gone like this... Read More >

If Monty Python had performed King Lear it would have gone like this…

Two of the country’s finest actors present the entirety of British Theatre in a single evening. Be moved to Yorkshire by Alan Gordon Bennett’s Talking Faeces, dutifully appreciative of the obligatory Chekhov and rendered speechless by the show stopping Shakespearean finale.

“I have never seen anything so funny in a theatre in my life” BBC

“A comic acting masterclass”
The Stage


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 21/07/2008

Opening Night: 24/07/2008

Closing Night: 16/08/2008

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Cast & Creative


Director - Cal McCrystal

Producer - The Black Sheep, in association with Scamp Theatre

Author - Andrew Jones and Ciaran Murtagh

About Trafalgar Studios 2

14 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY

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