Ian McKellen on King Lear
Ebook, 42 pages ISBN: 9781780018911Publication Date:
27 Apr 2017
£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Ian McKellen on King Lear

Performing Shakespeare

By Ian McKellen and Julian Curry

Ebook £3.99£3.19

Ian McKellen discusses playing King Lear, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

In each volume of the Shakespeare On Stage series, a leading actor takes us behind the scenes of a landmark Shakespearean production, recreating in detail their memorable performance in a major role. They lead us through the choices they made in rehearsal, and how the character works in performance, shedding new light on some of the most challenging roles in the canon. The result is a series of individual masterclasses that will be invaluable for other actors and directors, as well as students of Shakespeare – and fascinating for audiences of the plays.

In this volume, Ian McKellen discusses playing one of Shakespeare's most demanding roles, King Lear, in Trevor Nunn's production for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2007.

This interview, together with the others in the series (with actors such as Alan Rickman, Simon Russell Beale, Patrick Stewart and Harriet Walter), is also available in the collection Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles by Julian Curry, with a foreword by Nicholas Hytner.

Ebook,42 pages ISBN: 9781780018911Publication Date:
27 Apr 2017
£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Also by Ian McKellen:

Ian McKellen on Macbeth

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Also by Julian Curry:

Judi Dench on Juliet
Shakespeare On Stage
Michael Pennington on Timon of Athens
Patrick Stewart on Prospero
Helen Mirren on Cleopatra
Brian Cox on Titus Andronicus
Zoë Wanamaker on Beatrice
Harriet Walter on Imogen
Penelope Wilton on Isabella
Ralph Fiennes on Coriolanus
Derek Jacobi on Malvolio
Sara Kestelman on Hippolyta and Titania
Eileen Atkins on Viola
Simon Russell Beale on Cassius
Alan Rickman on Jaques
Jude Law on Hamlet
Adrian Lester on Henry V
Tim Pigott-Smith on Leontes
Patrick Stewart on Shylock
Rebecca Hall on Rosalind
Fiona Shaw on Katherine
Roger Allam on Falstaff
Chiwetel Ejiofor on Othello
Ian McKellen on Macbeth
Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2

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