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King Lear, Shakespeare’s Globe, London, review: A naked emotional spontaneity in Kevin McNally’s fine performance | The Independent

An honourable performance from Kevin R McNally as Lear and Burt Caesar as Gloucester in Nancy Meckler's 'King Lear' Marc Brenner

An honourable performance from Kevin R McNally as Lear and Burt Caesar as Gloucester in Nancy Meckler’s ‘King Lear’ Marc Brenner

Nancy Meckler makes her debut at Shakespeare’s Globe with this intelligent, uneven, heartfelt account of King Lear. The theme of homelessness is central to the tragedy and the production heightens our sense of this with…

Source: King Lear, Shakespeare’s Globe, London, review: A naked emotional spontaneity in Kevin McNally’s fine performance | The Independent

4 comments on “King Lear, Shakespeare’s Globe, London, review: A naked emotional spontaneity in Kevin McNally’s fine performance | The Independent

  1. ksbeth
    08/28/2017

    this looks like such a powerful performance

  2. beetleypete
    08/28/2017

    Interesting to see McNally looking so different. Despite living so long in London, I never did see a production at The Globe.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

  3. First Night Design
    08/28/2017

    Not the most comfortable of venues but I’d chance it to see McNally. x

  4. First Night Design
    08/28/2017

    I think it must be. I have a lot of time for McNally who doesn’t always gets the parts on stage that he deserves. I met him at a first night party years ago when he and my father were appearing together in the West End. Very sexy man too!

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