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King Lear

Synopsis
A recording of the production of King Lear directed by Michael Grandage with Derek Jacobi in the title role that was broadcast live in cinemas on 3 February 2011 as part of the NT Live project.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
3 Feb 2011

Credits

Director
Michael Grandage
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adam Cork
Production Design
Christopher Oram
Cast
Derek JacobiLear
Pippa Bennett-WarnerCordelia
Paul JessonEarl of Gloucester
Ron CookFool
Gwilym LeeEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Alec NewmanEdmund
Amit ShahOswald
Ashley ZhangazhaKing of France
Derek HutchinsonOld Man
Gideon TurnerDuke of Cornwall
Gina McKeeGoneril
Justine MitchellRegan
Michael HadleyEarl of Kent
Stefano BraschiDuke of Burgundy
Tom BeardDuke of Albany

Additional Details

Theatre
Donmar Warehouse
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Front Row [08/12/2010]
Night Waves [08/12/2010]

Notes

History
The production opened at the Donmar theatre, London 5 December, press night 7 December 2010. The production was also recorded by the Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) from the staging at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in May 2011. This recording is catalogued separately.

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
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Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
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London
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