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King Lear

Summary The Richard Eyre-directed adaptation of Shakespeare's play is set in a totalitarian present-day England where King Lear (Anthony Hopkins) decides to divide his kingdom based on how much his three daughter Goneril (Emma Thompson), Regan (Emily Watson) and Cordelia (Florence Pugh) flatter him.

King Lear
Season 1 Premiere: May 28, 2018
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 6 Critic Reviews
76
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 6 User Ratings
6.0
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Summary The Richard Eyre-directed adaptation of Shakespeare's play is set in a totalitarian present-day England where King Lear (Anthony Hopkins) decides to divide his kingdom based on how much his three daughter Goneril (Emma Thompson), Regan (Emily Watson) and Cordelia (Florence Pugh) flatter him.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 6 Critic Reviews
76
83% Positive
5 Reviews
17% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 6 Critic Reviews
76
83% Positive
5 Reviews
17% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 6 User Ratings
6.0
50% Positive
3 Ratings
50% Mixed
3 Ratings
0% Negative
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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 6 User Ratings
6.0
50% Positive
3 Ratings
50% Mixed
3 Ratings
0% Negative
0 Ratings

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Production Company:
  • Playground Entertainment
  • Sonia Friedman Productions
  • British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Amazon Studios
  • Lemaise Pictures
Initial Release Date: May 28, 2018
Number of seasons: 0 Seasons
Rating: TV-14
Genres:
Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Satellite Awards
3 Nominations
Gold Derby Awards
2 Nominations