About King Lear
Starring Timothy West as King Lear.
Hailed as Shakespeare's most tragic play. King Lear divides his kingdom between his daughters based on how much they "love him". Goneril and Reagan lie to gain more wealth, while his youngest child Cordelia tells the truth and is banished from the kingdom. As his daughters struggle for power, Lear loses his dignity, sanity and finally his life. Directed by Stephen Unwin.