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3-Minute Shakespeare - King Lear

Watch an animated summary of Shakespeare's King Lear

Welcome to our 3-Minute Animated Shakespeare series made in collaboration with Maneki Motion. Each play is condensed into a fun, short, colourful video told in just three minutes! Don’t forget to check out our interactive quiz for each play.

In our 3-minute King Lear, learn what happens when the aging King of Britain decides to carve up his realm, banish his daughter and go trekking in a storm. There’s banishment, battles and bloodshed aplenty! What do you call the squishy stuff in your eyeball?


Now that you’ve watched the animation test your knowledge of King Lear with our interactive quiz. Will you be playing the fool or crowned King…

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