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King Lear

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Shakespeare's tragedy is played out, with emphasis on the domestic story, through the breakdown of two families. Read More >

Shakespeare’s tragedy is played out, with emphasis on the domestic story, through the breakdown of two families. Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg presents a production about events that happen at arm’s length, in our neighbours’ flats and houses.

The production contains nudity and is performed in Russian with English surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 10/10/2006

Closing Night: 14/10/2006

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Lev Dodin

Producer - Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg

Set Designer - David Borovsky

Author - William Shakespeare

About Barbican Theatre

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

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