Ian McKellen plays Norman, the hard-pressed dresser for Anthony Hopkins’ Sir in the Starz presentation, The Dresser.
During a Nazi bombing, a small theatre company is about to live up to the old saying, the show must go on, with their nightly performance of King Lear. Only Sir, their Lear has wandered off – leaving his dresser, Norman, in a bit of a quandry because even if Sir arrives in time to go on, he might not be all there.
The Dresser premieres on Starz on Maonday, May 30th (9/8C). For more, follow the jump.
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Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star in Starz’s first made for television movie, The Dresser – which tells the story of one fateful night, backstage in a small regional theatre during World War II as a troupe of touring actors stages a production of Shakespeare’s King Lear.
The Dresser will premiere on Monday, May 30th (9/8C). Check out the new trailer following the jump.
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Production has begun on the Starz/BBC Co-Production of The Dresser – one of the great plays about life in the theater. The Dresser stars, Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen, are working together for the first time.
The Dresser takes place during one night during WWII. Bombs are falling but a certain theater company is anxious for another reason. They are putting on King Lear and Sir, the actor/manager who is playing Lear, is nowhere to be found! It falls to his dresser, Norman, to find him and get him ready before curtain.
No premiere date has been set at present. for more, follow the jump.
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