Much Ado About Dying

By |2023-08-26T22:57:57+01:00August 26th, 2023||

Simon is shooting a film in India when his Uncle David calls him with a message of doom: “Come back to London, I think I may be dying.” What the viewer doesn’t yet know is that David is a Shakespeare-loving drama queen who has grown old on a diet of attention and applause. But David has no intention of dying just yet. David refuses to go into a care home. As Simon tries to figure out how he can help his anarchic and spirited uncle, David sits in his kitchen reciting King Lear, “It’s the play about an old man becoming infirm, losing his mind and giving his kingdom away” he tells his nephew. As David’s life echos the play that he loves so much, [...]