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King Lear By William Shakespeare National tour Rating: *** Reviewed by Rachel Andrews

14th February, 2009

Although this Second Age production of Shakespeare’s King Lear is largely aimed at secondary school audiences, it will inevitably find a wider public viewing. This is something of which director Donnacadh O’Briain is clearly aware, as he attempts to contemporise the play and reflect on its relevance for today’s world.

As such, he is minded to focus particularly on the human failings and weakness of emotion inherent in the...

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