Shakespeare's Globe

Edgar played by Paul Brennan

King Lear (2001)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Paul Brennan played Edgar in the 2001 production of King Lear. Paul has previously appeared in productions of The Tempest, As You Like It, Twelfth Night and Richard II.

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Production Notes 4

This is Paul's final blog post. This week he discusses taking the play to the Globe in Tokyo, reflects on his character and reveals his funniest moment.

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Production Notes 3

In his penultimate blog post Paul discusses how performances have progressed following re-rehearsals, how he feels about his performances and the audience response to the play.

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Production Notes 2

In his fourth blog post, Paul discusses the challenges of re-rehearals, Edgar's relationship with other characters and the interaction between action of the play and the audience.

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Production Notes 1

In his third blog post, Paul discusses performing on the Globe stage and Edgar's character of Poor Tom.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In his second blog post, Paul discusses how rehearsals have progressed, his opinions on Edgar and Edgar's family, and considers the challenges involved in bringing the play from rehearsal to the Globe stage.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Paul's first blog post. This week he discusses his research for Edgar, rehearsals and Edgar's relationship with Edmund.

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