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Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

British comedy. A fading Hollywood action hero is drawn to England to play the title role in King Lear. While he believes he will be performing in a prestigious production in Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of the Bard, he arrives to find that he has been tricked by his agent, and is in fact starring with an amateur dramatic company in the tiny Suffolk village of Stratford St John.

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Sun 22 Dec 2013 23:45 BBC Two Wales only


Jefferson Steel
Burt Reynolds
Dorothy Nettle
Samantha Bond
Imelda Staunton
Nigel Dewberry
Derek Jacobi
Jane Jarvis
Lorraine Ashbourne
Verity Nettle
Gemma Lawrence
Charlie Rosenberg
Charles Durning
Amanda Blacke
Camilla Arfwedson
Mike Bell
Peter Wright
Lauren Bell
Kelly Price
Rupert Twist
Alistair Petrie
Andy Cadiff
Nick Newman
John Ross
Ian Hislop
Jonathan Gershfield


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