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Kral Lear

Alternative title
King Lear
Synopsis
Video recording of the National Theatre, Prague’s production of King Lear directed by Jan Nebesky with David Pracha in the title role. The parts of Cordelia and the Fool are doubled.
Language
Czech
Country
Czech Republic
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 Nov 2011
Duration
135 mins

Credits

Director
Jan Nebesky
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
B ezina Aleš
Production Design
Jan Nebesky; Jana Prekova
Costume
Jana Prekova
Cast
David PracharLear
Kate ina WinterováCordelia
Alois SvehlikEarl of Gloucester
Kate ina WinterováFool
David SvehlikEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
David SteigerwaldDuke of Cornwall
Eva SalzmannovaGoneril
Jan BidlasOswald
Milos StehlikEarl of Kent
Petr ŠimekDuke of Albany
Saša RašilovEdmund

Additional Details

Theatre
National Theatre, Prague
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

Textual information
Dramaturg is Iva Klestilová. Translated by Milan Lukeš.

Archive

Name

Arts Institute-Theatre Institute

Email
info@institutumeni.cz
Web
http://institute.theatre.cz External site opens in new window
Phone
224 809 123
Fax
224 809 123
Address
Celetna 17
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

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