QUEEN LEAR starred Jenny
Runacre and was directed by Simone Vause, in the
production which ran for 3 weeks
at the Drayton Arms Theatre from September 13 th to
October 2 nd 2016 .
An ageing, glamorous film star
falls in love with a younger man. Now, past her cast-by- date,
she accepts to play Lear as a
woman just to act again. Throughout rehearsals, she is
confronted by the men in her
life – two ex-husbands, two sons and the younger lover. Her
only real constant is her relationship
with her long time female dresser.
Jenny Runacre said: “I do really
think it is a fascinating play, with so many levels in it. It
not very often that an actress
is given a role that has so much meat in it.”
adapted the play for the radio and it can be heard on the website
from Feburary 2017.
Bobby : Bobby:Scott McGarrik, Amanda: Jenny
Runacre, Mohini: Charlotte Winer
Rex: Rex: Luke Francis, Amanda: Jenny Runacre,
Gerald: Michael Parker
Amanda: Jenny Runace, Kourash: Nezar Aklderazi.
Amanda - Jenny Runacre
Mohini - Charlotte Winer
Rex - Luke Francis
Gerald - Michael Parker
Steve - Nicolaus McKie
Bobby - Scott McGarrick
Kourash - Nezar Alderazi
out the Hindu Interview Page