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King Lear [DVD videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jonathan Miller.

Contributor(s): Sutton, Shaun | Miller, Jonathan, 1934- | Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995 | Shrapnel, John | Bird, John, 1936- | Barge, Gillian | Wilton, Penelope | Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Time-Life Television | Ambrose Video Publishing.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: The complete dramatic works of William ShakespeareTragedy. Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]Description: 1 videodisc (185 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program) Contained works: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear.Subject(s): Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Drama | Fathers and daughters -- DramaGenre/Form: Television plays. | Television adaptations. | Television plays.DDC classification: 822.33 Issued also as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta II 1/2 in.
Production Credits: Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.
Cast: Gillian Barge (Goneril), John Bird (Duke of Albany), Brenda Blethyn (Cordelia), Julian Curry (Duke of Cornwall), John Grillo (Oswald), Michael Hordern (King Lear), Michael Kitchen (Edmund), Anton Lesser (Edgar), Frank Middlemass (Fool), Norman Rodway (Earl of Gloucester), John Shrapnel (Earl of Kent), Harry Waters (King of France), David Weston (Duke of Burgundy), Penelope Wilton (Regan), Iain Armstrong, Ken Stott, Stuart Blake, Tony Sympson.Summary: Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters.
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DVD.

Gillian Barge (Goneril), John Bird (Duke of Albany), Brenda Blethyn (Cordelia), Julian Curry (Duke of Cornwall), John Grillo (Oswald), Michael Hordern (King Lear), Michael Kitchen (Edmund), Anton Lesser (Edgar), Frank Middlemass (Fool), Norman Rodway (Earl of Gloucester), John Shrapnel (Earl of Kent), Harry Waters (King of France), David Weston (Duke of Burgundy), Penelope Wilton (Regan), Iain Armstrong, Ken Stott, Stuart Blake, Tony Sympson.

Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.

Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1982.

Taped Mar. 26-Apr. 2, 1982 at the BBC Television studios in London.

DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.

System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.

Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters.

Restricted to school and library use.

Issued also as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta II 1/2 in.

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