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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.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
15 May 2011
Duration
166 mins

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
Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
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. This production was recorded by the National Theatre, London as part of the NT Live project. This recording is catalogued separately.

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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