There was good sport in its making
June 5, 2009 2:25 AM Subscribe
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents King Lear
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, starring Ian McKellen, directed by Trevor Nunn, adapted for broadcast and available in its entirety online.
Noteworthy aspects of this adaptation include a novel end for the Fool (played by Doctor Who #7 Sylvester McCoy), an ironic fate for Edmund, and, omitted from the broadcast version, nudity (SFW)
Interview with McKellen
on playing the "Everest" of Shakespeare.