Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 28TH SEPTEMBER 2013

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OPENING TIMES
7.30pm (23, 25, 27 Sep), 2pm (24, 26, 28 Sep)
 
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£15-£32, standing £5, disabled £7.50-£16, under 18s £12-£29, family £110-£135
 

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The world's bravest theatre company - the Belarus Free Theatre - return to the Globe this autumn to perform Shakespeare's great play about speaking the truth. In Belarus, Europe's last dictatorship, the company is forced to hold their rehearsals and free performances in secret locations, normally small private apartments or in the woods. Praised for being "energetic... extraordinary... charming" by The Guardian, the Belarus Free Theatre first performed King Lear in London during last year's splendid Globe to Globe event in the World Shakespeare Festival. Granted, the famous tale of a King falling into madness may be performed in Belarusian, but theatre fans should come in their droves for a second chance to see such a towering production.

Globe to Globe 2013: Venus & Adonis, King Lear, Indian Tempest, As You Like It. Special offer: buy top-price tickets to all four productions and get 50% off.

 

About Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. Built in wood and thatch, using techniques from 400 years ago, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre opened in 1996. More about Shakespeare's Globe Theatre


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Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
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London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 19th November to 23rd December 2016
Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd, 3rd and 4th December 2016 - 11am-6pm
Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear, 48 Hopton Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 4th December 2016 - 4pm-8pm
Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear, Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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River Thames, City, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear
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All The AngelsAll The AngelsSean Campion, David Horovitch and Kelly Price reprise their roles in Shakespeare's Globe's staging of Nick Drake's comedy about composer Handel's struggle to stage the premiere of his choral work Messiah and his battle of wits with librettist Charles Jennens and actress Susannah Cibber. Featuring The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers.2016-12-06T19:30:00+00002017-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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A Concert For WinterA Concert For WinterSong, dance, poetry and performance which celebrate the theme of The Wonders Of Winter.2016-12-08T13:00:00+00002016-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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A Concert For Winter
The White DevilThe White DevilDirector Annie Ryan reimagines John Webster's classic Jacobean tale of betrayal and revenge about the scheming Duke of Brachiano, who triggers a cycle of violence and deceit by murdering his wife in order to possess another woman.2017-01-26T19:30:00+00002017-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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OthelloOthelloDirector Ellen McDougall's staging of the emotionally wrought tragedy, about a lifelong friendship poisoned by envy and mistrust, considers how Shakespeare's 400-year-old play is uncomfortably relevant to the world we live in today.2017-02-23T19:30:00+00002017-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...More

 
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180 The Strand 7 minutes walk from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear

The Hayward Gallery's only major off-site exhibition during its two-year refurbishment, presented with The Vinyl Factory, is an audio-visual feast ...More

 
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Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 11 minutes walk from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear

Starting in October 2016, Southbank Centre presents Film Scores Live, a year-long series that shines a light on some of ...More

 
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Part of the Southbank Centre Winter Festival celebrations, The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge is back for 2016, offering a cosy pit ...More

 
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Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear

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Seasonal | Until 25th January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear

The Southbank Centre puts on a series of festive events and fun for all ages, in the lead up to ...More

 
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Seasonal | Until 8th January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Belarus Free Theatre: King Lear

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