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Great Performances: King Lear DVD
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William Shakespeare's unrelenting King Lear is considered to be one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works for the stage. The challenge of playing its title role has long fallen to some of the greatest actors of our time. This telecast marks Sir Ian McKellen's return to the Royal Shakespeare Company, that has resulted in a tour-de-force performance as Lear. Co-directed for television by Sir Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt.
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PBSGreat Performances: King Lear DVD
 
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5.0

Amazing Performance!

By Karenina

from Barre, MA

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Comments about PBS Great Performances: King Lear DVD:

If you love and appreciate Shakespeare, it just doesn't get any better than this. All of the actors were superb, but Ian McKellan is just off the charts. The whole production - even the sets - was grand. An intriguing story and wonderful acting - you won't be disappointed with this video!

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5.0

Nicely Done

By Ms. Snider

from Two Rivers, AK

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Comments about PBS Great Performances: King Lear DVD:

From the time I bought it to the time it was in my hand was quick. No issues with payments or delays. This movie is fantastic.
THANKS!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

As Good as Stratford!!

By Lady in Gray

from Michigan

Comments about PBS Great Performances: King Lear DVD:

Whether you are a devotee of Shakespeare, are unsure, or new to his genius, you will love this performance -- as good as any I've ever seen at the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. The sets highlight the acting, rather than compete with it. If you watch only one Shakespeare play ever, make King Lear it - and this performance is among the best.

 
5.0

Wonderful actors ! Shakesphere' be proud

By Tia

from Manila,Arkansas

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Comments about PBS Great Performances: King Lear DVD:

I purchased this as the perfect Xmas present for my Grandson and his family . . and I expect they all will truly enjoy it. I have seen the performance before and would like to purchase a copy for myself but Christmas money is tight ! Maybe in the spring !

 
5.0

Wonderful Christmas Present !

By Tia

from Manila, Arkansas

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Comments about PBS Great Performances: King Lear DVD:

Worth having !

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