A Play-reading of King Lear in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association
An unprecedented play reading of King Lear in support of the Motor Neurone
will be performed at 3p.m.on Sunday 22nd September at the St James Theatre, London
and at 3p.m. on Sunday 29th September at the Old Vic.
The reading is directed by Jonathan Miller and the cast includes Joss Ackland (Lear), Tony Robinson,
Greta Scacchi, John Nettles, Jack Tarlton, Tony Britton, Barry Rutter, Vernon Dubtcheff,
Robert Young, Shaun Dooley, Joss Vantyler, Honeysuckle Weeks, Michael York and Clare Higgins.
This event has been kindly supported by JM.Finn&Co
After Joss received
a standing ovation at St James' Theatre tickets are now available on Sunday
at the Old Vic Website http://www.oldvictheatre.com Tel 0844 871 7628
sees Joss Ackland returning to the Old Vic 60 years
after joining the Old Vic Company.
It is hoped to raise as much as £50,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association for research, equipment and home care.
For people who are unable to attend these unique events it is still possible to donate
by contacting http://www.justgiving.com/kingLear