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Shakespeare’s King Lear as you’ve never seen it before – in less than a minute

Comedian Alasdair Beckett-King‘s version of King Lear is like no production there’s ever been. It’s far shorter, for a start, and a lot funnier, yet still somehow Shakespearian. See what we mean …

Now, we’re not sure how well this would go down at the Globe, but Twitter certainly appreciated it.

Actor Samuel West, who knows a thing or two about performing the works of Shakespeare, had both praise …and a request.

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