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König Lear

Alternative title
Koenig Lear King Lear
Synopsis
German television production of Dieter Dorn’s production of King Lear for the Münchner Kammerspiele directed for television by C. Rainer Ecke. With Rolf Boysen as Lear and Thomas Holtzmann as Gloucester.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
6 Jan 1994 (Channel: Bayerischer Rundfunk)
Duration
270 mins

Credits

Director
C. Rainer Ecke; Dieter Dorn
Cinematographer
Gottfried Sittl
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Jürgen Rose
Cast
Rolf BoysenLear
Stefani JarkeCordelia
Thomas HoltzmannEarl of Gloucester
Stefan HuntsteinEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Arnulf SchumacherDuke of Cornwall
Claus EberthEarl of Kent
Franziska WalserRegan
Gisella SteinGoneril
Heinz Bennent 
Helmut PickKnight
Horst Kotterba 
Manfred ZapatkaDuke of Albany
Martin Florchinger 
Michael SeyfriedDuke of Burgundy
Michael TregorKing of France
Michael von AuEdmund
Richard Beek 

Additional Details

Theatre
Münchner Kammerspiele
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Produced at the Kammerspiele, Munich beginning 20 February 1992.
History
Broadcast in two parts. Part 1 (175 mins) 6 January 1994 and Part 2 (95 min) 9 January 1994.
Textual information
Translated into German by Michael Wachsmann.
Reviews
Source: DRA Database ‘Fernsehspiele (1952-1995)', ID number 152762 (http://www.dra.de/online/datenbanken/fernsehspiele.html).

Archive

Name

Österreichische Mediathek

Web
http://www.mediathek.at External site opens in new window
Phone
+43-1/5973669-20
Fax
+43-1/5973669-25
Address
Abteilung des Technischen Museums Wien
Marchettischlössl
Gumpendorfer Strasse 95
1060
Vienna

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

Address
Rundfunkplatz 1
Munich
80335
Germany

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