Shakespeare's Globe

Earl of Kent played by Bruce Alexander

King Lear (2001)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Bruce Alexander played the Duke of Kent in the 2001 production of King Lear.

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Production Notes 3

This is Bruce's final blog post. This week he reflects on how the play has progressed from the earliest stages of rehearsals and looks ahead to taking King Lear to the Tokyo Globe.

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Production Notes 2

In his penultimate blog post, Bruce discusses the differences between performing in matinees and evening shows, and the differences between different audiences.

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Production Notes 1

In Bruce's fourth blog post he discusses the final stage of rehearsals, the first performances and the experience of performing at the Globe.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

In his third blog post, Bruce discusses running the play, his further thoughts on Kent's disguise and bringing the play onto the Globe stage.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In his second blog post, Bruce discusses how discussing the text has helped him develop his character, what effect Kent's disguise has and how the cast will create the storm on stage.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Bruce's first blog post. This week he discusses acting on the Globe stage, his costume and how he prepares for the role of Kent.

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