Near the end of WWII, a small troupe of touring English actors is staging a production of Shakespeare's King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are blaring, and aging actor "Sir" (Anthony Hopkins) is nowhere to be found. It's up to his dresser, Norman (Ian McKellen), to see that the show goes on. With Emily Watson, Vanessa Kirby, and Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley). A 2015 made-for-TV version of the 1983 film based on the play by Ronald Harwood. 109 min, 1 DVD.
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