VIDEO: Joseph Marcell talks to the Gazette about playing King Lear

Joseph Marcell, famous for his role as the Oxford-educated butler in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, came to Ripon this week to play King Lear in The Globe Theatre’s Touring Company production at Newby Hall and Gardens.

The Gazette caught up with Joseph in Ripon Town Hall on Thursday, July 11, after King Lear’s opening night on Wednesday evening.

The King Lear cast on stage for The Globe Theatre's touring production of King Lear. (S)

The King Lear cast on stage for The Globe Theatre's touring production of King Lear. (S)