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King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Paul Scofield; Alec McCowen; Kenneth Branagh; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
Publisher: [Rehill, Surrey] : Naxos AudioBooks, ℗2002.
Series: Classic drama.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Drama
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Paul Scofield; Alec McCowen; Kenneth Branagh; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
ISBN: 9626342447 9789626342442
OCLC Number: 49004714
Notes: "This recording uses the text of King Lear established by Jay Halio for the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition of the play (ISBN 0521 33729 1) and also printed in the Cambridge Schools Shakespeare edition (ISBN 0521 46697 0), both published by Cambridge University Press"--Container.
Compact discs.
Notes on the play and actor biographies (32 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Naxos AudioBooks: NA324412 (NA324412, NA324422, NA324432).
Credits: Directed by John Tydeman ; produced by Nicolas Soames.
Cast: Paul Scofield (King Lear), Alec McCowen (Earl of Gloucester), Kenneth Branagh (Fool), David Burke (Earl of Kent), Harriet Walter (Gonerill), Emilia Fox (Cordelia), Sara Kestelman (Regan), Richard McCabe (Edgar), Toby Stephens (Edmond), and full cast.
Event notes: Recorded August 2001 at Motivation Sound Studios, London.
Description: 3 audio discs (3 hr., 6 min., 3 sec.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Classic drama.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare.

Abstract:

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge.

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