Rehearsal images have been released of the upcoming production of King Lear starring Glenda Jackson.

A quarter of a century after she gave up acting for politics, double Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to play King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, alongside an outstanding company including William Chubb, Morfydd Clark, Jane Horrocks, Rhys Ifans, Celia Imrie, Simon Manyonda and Harry Melling.

Shakespeare’s tragedy is directed by Deborah Warner.

King Lear runs from 25 October 2016 until 3 December 2016 at the Old Vic theatre.

BOOKING

Book tickets to King Lear