Belarus Free Theatre (part 2), Staging a Revolution & staging King Lear

14th November 2015

Aleh Sidorchyk as King Lear. Photo by Georgie Weedon.
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INTERVIEW: VLADIMIR SHCHERBAN. The director and one of the driving forces behind the Belarus Free Theatre talks to Heather Neill (with the help of interpreter Sasha) about the Staging a Revolution festival, and the company’s production of Shakespeare’s King Lear, first seen in the UK at Shakespeare’s Globe. Recorded at the Young Vic, 11/11/2015.


“In 2008 we organised a laboratory [for students] called Fortinbras… He’s the only one who survived. This is what we are teaching!”