Shakespeare Uncovered

King Lear With Christopher Plummer

Season 2, Episode 2 of 6

Actor Christopher Plummer originally played the role of King Lear under the direction of Sir Jonathan Miller, who has directed the play six times. Plummer explores how the work might have been staged during Shakespeare's time, and acclaimed actors Sir Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale give their insight into playing the part of the troubled king.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
1/31/2015
4 p.m.
1/31/2015
9 p.m.
2/12/2015
noon
4/17/2018
7 p.m.
4/18/2018
4 a.m.
1/23/2019
7 p.m.
1/24/2019
2 a.m.
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