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King Lear

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single-fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2010 production of King Lear directed by David Farr with Greg Hicks in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2010

Credits

Director
David Farr
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Keith Clouston
Production Design
Jon Bausor
Cast
Greg HicksLear
Samantha YoungCordelia
Geoffrey FreshwaterEarl of Gloucester
Kathryn HunterFool
Charles AitkenEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Adam BurtonKnight
Adam BurtonCaptain
Adam BurtonMessenger
Ansu KabiaHerald
Ansu KabiaDuke of Burgundy
Brian DohertyKing of France
Clarence SmithDuke of Cornwall
Darrell D’SilvaEarl of Kent
Hannah YoungNurse
James GaleGentleman
John MackayDuke of Albany
Katy StephensRegan
Kelly HunterGoneril
Larrington WalkerServant
Paul HamiltonDoctor
Peter ShoreyCuran
Phillip EdgerleyServant of Cornwall
Sandy NeilsonOld Man
Sophie RussellNurse
Tunji KasimEdmund

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Night Waves [31/03/2010]
Uncertainties

Notes

History
Press night 2 March 2010, ran in repertoire until 26 August 2010.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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