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King Lear

Synopsis
Stage to screen film of the Talawa Theatre Company’s production of King Lear staged at the Royal Exchange, Manchester in 2016. Don Warrington is Lear. Directed for stage by Michael Buffong and for screen by Bridget Caldwell.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2018
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Black actors

Credits

Director
Bridget Caldwell; Michael Buffong
Producer
Caroline Roberts-Cherry
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Signe Beckmann
Cast
Alfred Enoch 
Debbie Korley 
Don Warrington 
Fraser Ayres 
Mark Springer 
Miles Mitchell 
Miltos Yerolemou 
Norman Bowman 
Pepter Lunkuse 
Philip Whitchurch 
Rakie Ayola 
Rhys Bevan 
Thomas Coombes 
Wilbert Johnson 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£17.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
183 minutes
Year
2018

Production Company

Name

Lion Eyes TV

Name

Saffron Cherry TV

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
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