King Lear

with Jon Clark as Lighting Designer

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30/08/2012 to 03/11/2012

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Jonathan Pryce as King Lear

Press quotes

Trevor Fox is a lovely dry Geordie Fool who struggles to restrain Lear with a desperate, loving embrace throughout the storm scene as Jon Clark's spectacular lighting crashes round Tom Scutt's medieval/modern set whose curving tiered brick wall mirrors the Almeida's own architecture.
Paul Taylor, The Independent 12/09/2013
Tom Scutt’s all-brick design, using the theatre’s back wall, is given a subtle son et lumiere treatment by Jon Clark’s lighting and Dan Jones’s sound, providing an epic scale without drowning a single word.
Michael Coveney, The Stage 12/09/2012
The real feat of design is Jon Clark's intricate lighting which captures characters on the heath as if lightning were the brush of an old master. At one brilliant point Pryce speaks with only a few lines of his face and limbs picked out with silver: it's as if his mind were dragging his... continue reading
Susannah Clapp, The Observer 16/09/2012