Prefaces to Shakespeare | King Lear
The actor Tony Church, who played the role of Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company In 1974-5, gives his personal view of the play and its qualities.Tweet
Book of the Week | 5: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
King James's quest for the union of England and Scotland is not easily resolved.
Book of the Week | 4: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
Religious tensions come to the fore, aided by the king's insistence on an oath of allegiance.