Kenneth Branagh to star in King Lear at Wyndham’s Theatre

Kenneth Branagh will direct and play the title role in William Shakespeare’s King Lear at Wyndham’s Theatre previewing from 21 October 2023 with a press night on 31 October.

The production will run for 50 performances only.

Tickets for the London season will go on sale on 5 June  2023 at 12 noon.

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The production will transfer to The Shed’s Griffin Theater in New York for autumn 2024.

Full cast and creative news will be announced in due course.