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SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED | Christopher Plummer on the Different Versions of King Lear | PBS


Watch the full-length episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365408635/?Utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=shau_covefullprogram (US Only) For nearly 150 years, Shakespeare’s Lear vanished from the stage and in its place audiences saw a version with a happy ending. Christopher Plummer speaks with theatre historian Tanya Pollard on a different ending of King Lear. In a script by Nahum Tate, Cordelia and Lear are rescued by Edgar and they all live happily ever after.

For more, visit www.pbs.org/wnet/shakespeareuncovered/ King Lear with Christopher Plummer airs on PBS, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10 p.m.