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King Lear

Synopsis
An unabridged recording of the play using the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition edited by Jay L. Halio.
Series
New Cambridge Shakespeare Audio
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2002

Credits

Director
John Tydeman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Paul ScofieldLear
Emilia FoxCordelia
Alec McCowenEarl of Gloucester
Kenneth BranaghFool
Richard McCabeEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
David Burke 
Harriet WalterGoneril
Jack KlaffDuke of Cornwall
John McAndrew 
Peter BlytheDuke of Albany
Sara KestelmanRegan
Simon Treves 
Steve Hodson 
Toby StephensEdmund

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Available as both cassette and CD. All recordings accompanied by a synopsis of the play by act and scene, a list of sources and a summary of the plot. The CD version permits access points allowing the listener to turn to the required act, scene or speech.

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Naxos Records

Email
cds@selectmusic.co.uk
Web
https://www.naxos.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01737 645600
Fax
01737 644065
Address
c/o Select Music
Unit 8, Salbrook Industrial Estate
Salbrook Road, Salfords
Redhill
RH1 5GJ

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