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King Lear

Synopsis
Stage to screen film of the Talawa Theatre Company’s production of King Lear staged at the Royal Exchange, Manchester in 2016. Don Warrington is Lear. Directed for stage by Michael Buffong and for screen by Bridget Caldwell.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2018
Transmission details
25 Dec 2016 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
190 mins

Credits

Director
Bridget Caldwell; Michael Buffong
Producer
Caroline Roberts-Cherry
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Signe Beckmann
Cast
Don WarringtonLear
Pepter LunkuseCordelia
Philip WhitchurchEarl of Gloucester
Miltos YerolemouFool
Alfred EnochEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Debbie KorleyOswald
Fraser AyresEdmund
Mark SpringerDuke of Albany
Miles MitchellKing of France
Norman BowmanDuke of Cornwall
Rakie AyolaGoneril
Rhys BevanDuke of Burgundy
Thomas CoombesOswald
Wilbert JohnsonEarl of Kent

Additional Details

Theatre
Manchester Royal Exchange
Theatre company
Talawa Theatre Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Black actors

Production Company

Name

Lion Eyes TV

Name

Saffron Cherry TV

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
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Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
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London
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