Amanpour and Company

Glenda Jackson on "King Lear"

Clip: 05/13/2019 | 3m 1s Video has closed captioning.

"King Lear" is considered one of the most daunting roles an actor can take on, but Oscar-winning actor Glenda Jackson likes a challenge. She is taking on the title role on Broadway, having already played Lear to rave reviews in London, and joins the program in between her 8 performances a week to discuss the play and politics.

Aired: 05/13/19

Rating: NR

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