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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.

Last on

Sun 22 Dec 2013 23:45 BBC Two Wales only

Credits

Jefferson Steel
Burt Reynolds
Dorothy Nettle
Samantha Bond
Mary
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
Director
Andy Cadiff
Writer
Nick Newman
Writer
John Ross
Writer
Ian Hislop
Writer
Jonathan Gershfield

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