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King Lear

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 2001 production of King Lear; directed by Barry Kyle with Julian Glover as Lear.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2001

Credits

Director
Barry Kyle
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Claire van Kampen
Production Design
Hayden Griffin
Cast
Julian GloverLear
Tonia ChauvetCordelia
Geoffrey WhiteheadEarl of Gloucester
John McEneryFool
Paul BrennanEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Andrew WhippKing of France
Bruce AlexanderEarl of Kent
David CaronDuke of Burgundy
Felicity DeanRegan
Harry GostelowDuke of Albany
Michael FennerDuke of Cornwall
Michael GouldEdmund
Murray McArthurHerald
Patricia KerriganGoneril
Peter Hamilton DyerOswald
Roger McKernCuran
Simon HydeServant of Cornwall

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
White Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Britain
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.

For a detailed account of the rehearsal process, and comments from actors and theatre practitioners on the production, visit http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/globelink/frameset.htm
History
The production ran 12 May-21 September in the Celtic Season.
Reviews
Dobson, Michael, Shakespeare Survey (2002): 285-321 (esp.303-5).

Research Bulletin. Issue 1, May 2002. (http://globe-education.org). Accessed 6.2009. Includes detailed rehearsal and production notes.

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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