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King Lear

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1990 production of King Lear. Directed by Nicholas Hytner with John Wood as Lear.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
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Credits

Director
Nicholas Hytner
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Peter Hayward
Production Design
David Fielding
Cast
Alex Kingston 
Bill McGuirk 
Clarence Smith 
David Troughton 
Estelle Kohler 
Griffith Jones 
Julie Saunders 
Ken Shorter 
Linda Kerr Scott 
Linus Roache 
Lucy Slater 
Marston Bloom 
Michael Bott 
Michael Gardiner 
Norman Rodway 
Paterson Joseph 
Paul Webster 
Penny Jones 
Ralph Fiennes 
Richard Ridings 
Ross Harvey 
Rowena King 
Sally Dexter 
Simon Austin 
Stephen Casey 
Vincent Regan 

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW
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