Love, Tyranny and Madness

King Lear

A documentary about King Lear, and how Shakespeare took a well known fairy tale and turned it into a dark play about family relationships.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 29'35''
  • Broadcast date: 1998

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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