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King Lear


A modern retelling of the Shakespeare play, when ageing King Lear decides to abdicate the throne, before dividing the kingdom between his three daughters, he challenges them to tell him how much they love him. 

Casting Warring Soldiers for Shakespearian Dramas

Uni-versalEXTRAS supplied extras and supporting artists for the King Lear film. 

When watching King Lear, keep your eyes peeled for...

Local Men and Women, British Soldiers and French Soldiers

Production Details

Director: Richard Eyre
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent
Production Company: BBC Films
Year of Release: 2018
Filming location(s): Kent


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