Old Vic King Lear
Old Vic Stage Business Trip
The Lower Sixth Stage Business team were invited to watch the acclaimed production of King Lear at the Old Vic last night. With a once in a life time cast including Glenda Jackson, it was an incredibly epic, memorable, intense, gripping and emotional evening. We were proud of the Sixth Form - none of whom come from a Performing Arts background - who rose to the challenge of appreciating and interpreting, what to them, was a new play, with an open mind and patience.
Looking at the reviews in the press - it is no wonder that Jackson and the cast recieved a 10 minute standing ovation from the packed house. The next steps for the Stage Business Team to look forward is to take part in the Inspiration Day at the theatre itself a little later on in the month.
'Jackson ends a 25-year absence with a ferocious, unflinching performance that transcends gender and puts her among the best Lears' - The Guardian