Photo gallery - rehearsals

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 1

    Act 3 Scene 6

    Sylvester McCoy, Ian McKellen, Ben Meyjes in rehearsal for the stable scene. They're sitting on a practice 'settle' - a high-backed bench.

    Photo © RSC

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 2

    Act 3 Scene 7

    Monica Dolan (Regan) rehearses tormenting Gloucester (William Gaunt) after he has been blinded, watched by one of Cornwall's men (Richard Goulding).

    Photo © RSC

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 3

    Act 3 Scene 7

    Guy Williams (Cornwall) and Monica Dolan (Regan) rehearse killing Cornwall's servant (Adam Booth) after he's opposed their blinding of Gloucester. The fight was choreographed by Malcolm Ranson.

    Photo © RSC

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 4

    Act 3 Scene 6

    Ian McKellen and Jonathan Hyde rehearsing the mock trial as Lear's 'wits begin to turn'.

    Photo © RSC

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 5

    Cornwall's men practise hanging the Fool (Sylvester McCoy).

    Photo © RSC

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 6

    Frances Barber (Goneril) wearing a hooped practice skirt. This gives the company an idea of how large the costume will be.

    Photo © RSC

  • King Lear (2007) Rehearsal photo gallery 7

    Trevor Nunn talks to Sylvester McCoy.

    Photo © RSC

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