King Lear

FROM ‘MARA, MARIETTA’
Part Ten Chapter 10

Weaving and unweaving their watery motifs, the waves roll in to reproach me: I have not fought hard enough, I have been too acquiescent. Fight? For the Kingdom of Love? If she is Lear, am I Cordelia…

Romola Garai as Cordelia, Ian McKellen as Lear in King Lear, directed by Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company 2007

Sylvester McCoy  as Lear’s Fool, Ian McKellen as Lear in King Lear, directed by Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company 2007

…if I am Lear, she is the Fool. I cannot keep her: She keeps her word.

Romola Garai as Cordelia in King Lear, directed by Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company 2007

Romola Garai as Cordelia, Ian McKellen as Lear in King Lear, directed by Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company 2007

Romola Garai as Cordelia, Ian McKellen as Lear in King Lear, directed by Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company 2007

Romola Garai as Cordelia in King Lear, directed by Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company 2007