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King Lear

Synopsis
Live audio recording of Jonathan Miller’s 1970 production of King Lear for the Old Vic with Michael Hordern in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
Feb 1970

Credits

Director
Jonathan Miller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Hancock
Cast
Michael HordernLear
Penelope WiltonCordelia
David DodimeadEarl of Gloucester
Frank MiddlemasFool
Peter EyreEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Bruce MylesDuke of Cornwall
Cherith MellorRegan
Donald GeeOswald
Peter WhitbreadEarl of Kent
Thelma RubyGoneril
Tony WhiteEdmund

Additional Details

Theatre
Old Vic Theatre
Theatre company
Nottingham Playhouse Company
Production type
Other
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Opening night 10 February 1970

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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