Ian Brown discusses King Lear, starring Tim Pigott-Smith

3rd October 2011

Tim Pigott-Smith (King Lear) & Bernard Lloyd (Earl of Gloucester)

Tim Pigott-Smith (King Lear) & Bernard Lloyd (Earl of Gloucester) at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

SHAKESPEARE: KING LEAR

Ian Brown, the outgoing artistic director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse, talks to Heather Neill about his well-received production of King Lear, starring Tim Pigott-Smith and currently running at the Quarry theatre. Recorded at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, 29 September 2011.

I made the decision not to use real rain in the storm scene because it never really works for me, and instead we have some live percussion.

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