Role The Fool
Adrian Scarborough plays The Fool in Sam Mendes's production of King Lear at the National Theatre. The Fool accompanies Lear through his mental decline and remains the one constant assurance in the King's increasingly clouded mind.
"The only person who fully commands our sympathy is Lear’s Fool... as portrayed by the excellent Adrian Scarborough"Ben Brantley
The New York Times
The Daily Telegraph