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The King Lear

Shifting Sands Theatre

Instead of a Kingdom – a pub!

Instead of a King – Mr Lear, the landlord!

When he announces his retirement and the division of his kingdom between his daughters, Mr Lear imitates his famous namesake and demands to know which of them loves him the most. In so doing he unleashes a tide of pent-up frustration and jealousy.

Hilarious and heart breaking, The King Lear will unfold using physical theatre, clowning and vibrant storytelling all linked by Shakespeare’s magnificent text. What starts as a game becomes real as SHIFTING SANDS play with Shakespeare’s ingredients yet remain faithful to his themes.

Edmundbyers Village Hall
16/03/2018, 7.15 pm
Call 01207 255608
Allendale Village Hall
17/03/2018, 7.30 pm
Call 07854 982721
Arnside Educational Institute
18/03/2018, 7.30 pm
Book Online Or Call 01524 762254

For more information about Shifting Sands Theatre please visit their website




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