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“Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say”


Helen Hargest takes a look at the National Theatre's production of "King Lear", directed by Sam Mendes and starring Simon Russell Beale, and discusses the complexity of Edgar in reflection of Beale's 1993 performance of the character at the RSC.

Helen Hargest
Shakespeare's Works

The Play's the Film


As a graduate of Film Studies, Holly highlights the differences of viewer experiences of theatre in its various forms: from live attendance, fixed recordings of stage productions, and adaptations specific to the silver screen.

Holly Parsons
Shakespeare's Works