RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs the rarely performed Shakespeare play set in the Trojan War in its first production in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST) since 2006 when it ... See full summary »
A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years.
Two aging fathers - one a King, one his courtier - reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, and their worlds crumble.... See full summary »
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. A proud man, he ... See full summary »
A council man becomes increasingly disillusioned over the years, but a heroic act gets him approval and becomes a front-runner for the mayor-ship of Manchester while trying to keep his own secrets buried.
BBC presents the classic play by William Shakespeare. Oscar-winner Ben Kingsley stars with Judy Davis and Richard Griffiths in Shakespeare's comedy of romantic misdemeanors. Sir John ... See full summary »