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

Ian McKellen on King Lear (Shakespeare On Stage)

By Ian McKellen and Julian Curry

EPUB £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.

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

Also by Ian McKellen:

Ian McKellen on Macbeth (Shakespeare On Stage)

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Also by Julian Curry:

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

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