Kenneth Branagh KING LEAR

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Kenneth Branagh returns to the West End for 50 performances only!

Kenneth Branagh returns to the West End to direct and play the title role in William Shakespeare’s KING LEAR.

The full cast and creative team have been announced for the production which will open at Wyndhams Theatre on 21 October.   The final performance in London will be on 9 December. In autumn 2024 the production will transfer to The Shed’s Griffin Theatre in New York.

As previously announced, Kenneth Branagh will play the title role of King Lear. He will be joined by Mara Allen as Curan, Deborah Alli as Goneril, Raymond Anum as Burgundy, Melanie-Joyce Bermudez as Regan, Doug Colling as Edgar, Dylan Corbett-Bader as France, Eleanor de Rohan as Kent, Chloe Fenwick-Brown as Oswald, Joseph Kloska as Gloucester, Corey Mylchreest as Edmund, Hughie O’Donnell as Cornwall, Caleb Obediah as Cornwall, Jessica Revell as Cordelia / The Fool.

Joining Kenneth Branagh as director, the creative team is made up of Jon Bausor (Set and Costume Designer), Lucy Skilbeck (Associate Director), Nina Dunn (Projection Designer), Paul Keogan (Lighting Designer), Ben and Max Ringham (Sound Designer and Composer), Aletta Collins (Choreographer), Lucy Bevan CDG and Emily Brockmann (Casting Directors), Bret Yount (Fight Director), Issy Snape and Michael Rouse (Assistant Directors) and Jim Leaver (Production Manager).

The production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear is presented in association with RADA.

The production will run for 50 performances only and will have a running time of approximately 2 hours with no interval. There is a limit of four tickets per household.Tickets are priced from £20.

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