Cast list

Ian McKellen as King Lear

'Directed by former RSC Artistic Director Trevor Nunn and with Ian McKellen in the title role, this production has long been planned...'

Cast list 
BEN ADDIS - King of France
FRANCES BARBER - Goneril
ADAM BOOTH - 1st Knight
ZOE BOYLE - Goneril's Lady in Waiting
RUSSELL BYRNE - Doctor
NAOMI CAPRON - Servant
MONICA DOLAN - Regan
ROMOLA GARAI - Cordelia
WILLIAM GAUNT - Gloucester
RICHARD GOULDING - 2nd Knight
JULIAN HARRIES - Albany

JOHN HEFFERNAN - Oswald
PETER HINTON - Duke of Burgundy
JONATHAN HYDE - Kent
MELANIE JESSOP - 3rd Servant
GERALD KYD - Servant
SEYMOUR MATTHEWS - Curan
SYLVESTER McCOY - Fool
IAN McKELLEN - King Lear
BEN MEYJES - Edgar
DAVID WESTON - Gentleman
GUY WILLIAMS - Cornwall
PHILIP WINCHESTER - Edmund


Creative team
Director TREVOR NUNN
Designer CHRISTOPHER ORAM
Lighting NEIL AUSTIN
Sound FERGUS O'HARE
Music STEVE EDIS
Fight Director MALCOLM RANSON