An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.
Did You Know?
Anthony Hopkins has said of the Lear story, "It's not about royalty and kings - it's about a terrible family ... Lear is a dangerous man - he drinks too much, gets violent, is impossible. He wants to hang on to his power because it gives him meaning." See more