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King Lear: Reflections

Synopsis
Four dramas exploring some of the themes from King Lear, including the relationship between Lear and his daughters and Gloucester and his sons. They take the form of two plays, each in two parts. The Mistake is based on the relationship between Lear and his daughters, and Incident on that between Gloucester and his sons. The cast includes James Grout, Mel Martin, and Wanda Ventham.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1988
Transmission details
(Channel: ITV)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Out of Distribution.

Credits

Cast
James Grout 
Mel Martin 
Wanda Ventham 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; families; literary criticism; performances; schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The production relates to the Thames Television production of KING LEAR (1988) with Patrick Magee.
Uses
Ages 14 and up.

Production Company

Name

Thames Television International

Notes
See: Yorkshire International Thomson Multimedia

Distributor

Name

Carel Press

Email
info@carelpress.co.uk
Web
www.carelpress.co.uk/cont.htm External site opens in new window
Phone
01228 538928
Fax
01228 591816
Address
4 Hewson Street
Carlisle
CA2 5AU

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