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King Lear

Synopsis
A videorecording of the 2002 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival production of King Lear directed by Jonathan Miller with Christopher Plummer as Lear.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
24 Aug 2002
Duration
179 mins

Credits

Director
Jonathan Miller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Berthold Carriere
Production Design
Ralph Funicello
Costume
Clare Mitchell
Contributor
Richard Stucker
Cast
Christopher PlummerLear
Sarah McVieCordelia
James BlendickEarl of Gloucester
Barry MacGregorFool
Evan BuliungEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Benedict CampbellEarl of Kent
Bernard HopkinsOld Man
Brian TreeOswald
David SnelgroveKing of France
Domini BlytheGoneril
Gary FolkaCuran
Ian DeakinDuke of Albany
Ian WhiteDoctor
Lucy PeacockRegan
Maurice GodinEdmund
Roger ShankCaptain
Stephen RussellDuke of Cornwall
Tim MacDonaldDuke of Burgundy

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran at the Festival Theatre 20 August-6 November 2002; then at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center 4 March-18 April (catalogued separately).
Reviews
Mahon, John W. Shakespeare Newsletter 53 (2003-4): 112, 122.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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