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King Lear: The Full Play

Synopsis
Omnibus edition of the nine-part radio podcast serialisation (qv individual episodes) of Shakespeare’s tragedy relocated to modern day San Francisco, adapted into modern English verse by Marcus Gardley and directed by Eric Ting. Part of the ‘Play On Shakespeare’ project to create more contemporary and accessible versions of the texts for performance.
Series
Play on Podcasts: King Lear
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
15 Apr 2022
Duration
212 mins

Credits

Director
Eric Ting
Producer
Catherine Eaton
Music
Lindsay Jones
Sound Design
Lindsay Jones
Adaptor for Radio
Marcus Gardley
Cast
Keith DavidLear
Francesca Fernandez McKenzieCordelia
Bernard WhiteEarl of Gloucester
Aldo BillingsleaFool
Daniel Jose MolinaEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Amy Kim WaschkeRegan
Christiana ClarkEarl of Kent
Daniel Jose MolinaDuke of Burgundy
Gina DanielsGoneril
J.D. MollisonDoctor
J.D. MollisonDuke of Albany
Lance GardnerOswald
Lance GardnerKing of France
Rex YoungDuke of Cornwall
Tramell TillmanEdmund

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Related items
Heave My Heart into My Mouth
Here He Stood in Darkness
Is Man No More Than This?
It Must Be the Stars
King Lear Interview: Lue Douthit and Michael Goodfriend
King Lear Interview: Marcus Gardley (Part 1)
Ruined Masterpiece of Nature
Stand Up for Bastards
Storm Still
We Must Adapt to These Hard Times
We Who Are Young

Notes

Notes
The homepage also includes additional podcasts with cast and crew interviews.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/king-lear-the-full-play/id1561429994?i=1000557682441
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Next Chapter Podcasts

Web
https://ncpodcasts.com/playonpodcast External site opens in new window

Sponsor

Name

Play On Shakespeare

Email
info@playonshakespeare.org
Web
https://playonshakespeare.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(541) 846 8466
Address
PO Box 955
Ashland, OR
97520
USA

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