Cordelia is handed eternal punishment at Edmund's orders for returning to Lear's good graces.
After discovering they were both pursuing the same extramarital suitor, a cruel fate is laid bare for one of Cordelia's sisters.
It has been 20 years since John Bell founded his groundbreaking theatre group, Bell Shakespeare. ABC2 Live celebrates this important occasion by bringing you one of Shakespeare's greatest works, King Lear, exclusively recorded by the ABC at Melbourne's Arts Centre.
Join Emma, Sofya and Alex as they host the Play School Nursery Rhyme news, help Diddle find her kittens' lost mittens, play with the Nursery Rhyme Peek-a-Boo board, make surprise muffins and see lemurs through the windows.