King Lear 3 years old

King Lear

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.


King Lear Cast

Name Character
Anthony Hopkins He was 80, now 84 years old as Lear
Emily Watson She was 51, now 55 years old as Regan
Emma Thompson She was 59, now 63 years old as Goneril
Florence Pugh She was 22, now 26 years old as Cordelia
Tobias Menzies He was 44, now 48 years old as Duke of Cornwall
Jim Carter He was 70, now 73 years old as Earl of Kent
Jim Broadbent He was 69, now 72 years old as Earl of Gloucester
Andrew Scott He was 41, now 45 years old as Edgar
Christopher Eccleston He was 54, now 58 years old as Oswald
Karl Johnson He was 70, now 74 years old as Fool
John Standing He was 84, now 87 years old as Butler
John MacMillan He was 82, now 86 years old as Edmund
Chukwudi Iwuji as King of France
Anthony Calf He was 59, now 63 years old as Duke of Albany
Sam Redford as Young Captain
Kaye Brown as 2nd Maid
Liam McKenna He was 36, now 40 years old as Sergeant Major
Paul Tinto as Soldier

King Lear Crew

Name Department
Stephen Warbeck as Original Music Composer. He was 65 (now 69) years old Sound
William Shakespeare as Theatre Play. He was 454 (51) years old when He died Writing
Nina Gold as Casting Director. She was 51 (now 55) years old Production
Richard Eyre as Director. He was 75 (now 79) years old Directing
Richard Eyre as Adaptation. He was 75 (now 79) years old Writing
Peter Francis as Production Design. Art
Andrew Caller as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. Sound
Ben Smithard as Director of Photography. He was 48 (now 52) years old Camera
King Lear poster
King Lear (3 years)

  • Release day: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Runtime: 115 minutes