King Lear Pre.

Pre-Show Talk: King Lear

Minerva Theatre


Coming to see a performance? Hear directly from the creative people behind the production.

Join Kate Bassett for a pre-show talk with King Lear director Jonathan Munby.

Kate Bassett is Literary Associate at Chichester Festival Theatre, a script consultant and dramaturg. Her book In Two Minds: A Biography of Jonathan Miller is published by Oberon. As an arts journalist specialising in theatre, she has written for The Times, Telegraph and Independent on Sunday as well as hosting platform talks at the Barbican, National Theatre and British Library.

Lasting around 45 minutes, our one-off pre-show talks offer incredible insights into how productions develop from thoughts and ideas, through the rehearsal process, to the performance you see on stage.