King Lear: A Complete Play Guide for AS & A Level Drama

King Lear is a tragedy in which no one escapes unscathed by suffering. Calculating grabs for power and Lear’s decline into madness make it a play rich in themes and theatrical possibilities.

Set text on:
  • OCR AS
  • OCR A Level

Suitable for all specs

Fantastically clear explanations, in-depth analysis of key dramatic and theatrical aspects, and a wealth of engaging practical and non-practical activities. Your students will know King Lear inside out:

  • Introductory notes and exploratory activities ensure full understanding of the social, historical, cultural, textual and theatrical contexts
  • Scene-by-scene walk-through includes detailed analysis of the relevant performance aspects, with plenty of opportunity for practical investigation and independent study
  • Production concepts and performance strategies cover character, design, staging, practitioners and more

  • Includes indicative content for all activities to support your teaching and your students
  • With key terms glossary – perfect for revision!

Specifically geared towards the AS and A Level text-based question, this comprehensive pack is your one-stop shop!