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Shakespeare at the RSC: King Lear

Alternative title
King Lear
Synopsis
Third in a series of radio programmes on ‘Shakespeare at the RSC’ in which "A new production ... is discussed by the cast as they work on it" . Presented by Linda Cookson. Director Cicely Berry and members of the cast comment on the RSC production of King Lear which opened at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in August 1988.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
24 Jan 1990 at 20:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Colin Smith (2)
Contributor
Cicely Berry; Linda Cookson
Adaptor for Radio
Linda Cookson
Cast
Richard Haddon HainesLear
Amanda RootCordelia
Desmond BarritEarl of Gloucester
James PurefoyEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting; drama production; Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals

Notes

Reviews
Radio Times, 27 January-2 February 1990, p. 69.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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