Sir Antony Sher stars in Kean

Adrian Noble directs Sir Antony Sher as Edmund Kean, considered the greatest classical actor of the 19th century. Drawn loosely from life, Jean-Paul Sartre’s play (based on an earlier play by Alexandre Dumas) shows Kean as a pretender of the highest order with a private life like a public performance. He is a man with an insatiable appetite for romantic adventure, an ego as big as a stage and an inability to rescue himself from jeopardy…

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