Poster, Renaissance Theatre Company presents ‘King Lear’ and ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Date: 23 July - 28 July 1990
  • Ref: BHIPP: 2016.197

A red and cream Poster, the Renaissance Theatre Company presentation of ‘King Lear’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by William Shakespeare. The production was directed by Kenneth Brannagh and produced by David Parfitt. Performers included Christopher Armstrong, Kenneth Brannagh, Richard Briers, Ann Davies, Max Gold, and Emma Thompson. The top left corner of the poster is an image of a pool of blood with ‘King Lear written in black. Flowers border the blood pool and surround the title ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. The plays commenced on 23 July 1990 and ran for one week.

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