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In a New Yorker profile of Jeremy Strong published Sunday evening, Succession producer Adam McKay says that when he originally pitched Strong on Succession, he described the show as a modern-day King Lear.9 Clues That Set Up Kendall’s Big Cliffhanger on Succession|Eliana Dockterman|December 6, 2021|Time
Romeo and Juliet is rarely lauded as the greatest of Shakespeare’s plays, an honor that usually goes to Hamlet or Macbeth or King Lear.I Panned Romeo + Juliet in 1996. Now I Think It's One of the Best Shakespeare Adaptations|Stephanie Zacharek|October 28, 2021|Time
Swathed in three layers of eighth-century garb, he’s tackling that summit of Shakespearean roles, the mad monarch, King Lear.Christopher Lloyd is still playing characters who are unhinged — and larger than life|Karen Heller|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
William Shakespeare wrote some of his most monumental works during plague outbreaks, including King Lear.Even if You Feel Like This Was a Lost Year, That Might Not Be True|Joanne Lipman|February 16, 2021|Time
I wish I was a young Carole King, working in the Brill Building.
As played by Omundson, King Richard is effeminate, sincere, and ten times funnier than everyone else.
But his words felt forced and were belied his 2004 vote to oppose marking Martin Luther King Jr.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The last film about Martin Luther King was made for television in 1977.
King agreed to this arrangement but did not reveal it to his followers.
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
The King of Delhi had a hunting-lodge somewhere in the locality, but he had never seen the place.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.
The sad end of the mission to King M'Bongo has been narrated in the body of this work.
Cultural definitions for King Lear
A tragedy by William Shakespeare about an old king who unwisely hands his kingdom over to two of his daughters. The daughters, who had flattered Lear while he was in power, turn on him; their actions reduce him to poverty and eventually to madness. His youngest daughter, Cordelia, whom he had at first spurned, remains faithful to him.