A homeless Lear to clutch at your heart: PATRICK MARMION sees a refreshingly un-starry production at the Globe

King Lear enjoys a sacramental status in theatre. Actors — and directors — think of Shakespeare’s tragedy as the summit of their careers. They come over all serious when speaking of it, which is usually time to hit the snooze button. But the best thing about the Globe’s new production is that it’s refreshingly un-starry.…

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