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King Lear

Author: Shaun SuttonJonathan MillerJohn ShrapnelNorman RodwayMichael KitchenAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2005]
Series: Tragedies of William Shakespeare; Shakespeare plays.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document   Computer File   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Televised plays
Televised performances
Fiction television programs
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun Sutton; Jonathan Miller; John Shrapnel; Norman Rodway; Michael Kitchen; Michael Hordern; Gillian Barge; Brenda Blethyn; Penelope Wilton; John Bird; Julian Curry; David Weston; Harry Waters; Anton Lesser; John Grillo; Frank Middlemass; Ken Stott; George Howe; William Shakespeare; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 63790415
Language Note: Optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced for television in 1982.
Digitally restored masters of the classic BBC production of Shakespeare's plays; issued as part of the Dramatic works of William Shakespeare, Tragedy II collection in 2005.
Special features: About Ambrose; List of plays; Previews; Link to view and print script for King Lear.
Credits: Fight arranger, William Hobbs ; production manager, Peter Stenning ; senior cameraman, Ron Green ; video tape editor, Howard Dell ; graphic designer, Alan Feapes ; properties buyer, Monica Boggust ; make-up artist, Eileen Mair ; costume designer, Raymond Hughes ; sound, Derek Miller-Timmins ; lighting, John Treays ; literary consultant, Dr. John Wilders ; script editors, David Snodin, Patricia Preece ; designer, Colin Lowrey.
Performer(s): John Shrapnel (Earl of Kent), Norman Rodway (Earl of Gloucester), Michael Kitchen (Edmund), Michael Hordern (King Lear), Gillian Barge (Goneril), Brenda Blethyn (Cordelia), Penelope Wilton (Regan), John Bird (Duke of Albany), Julian Curry (Duke of Cornwall), David Weston (Duke of Burgundy), Harry Waters (King of France), Anton Lesser (Edgar), John Grillo (Oswald), Iain Armstrong (1st Gentleman), Frank Middlemass (Fool), Ken Stott (Curan), Stuart Blake (1st Servant), Tony Sympson (2nd Servant), Peter Walmsley (3rd Servant), George Howe (Doctor), John Dallimore (2nd Gentleman), Tim Brown (Captain), Adam Kurakin (Herald), Fraser Wilson (3rd Gentleman), Richard Albrecht (Officer).
Description: 1 videodisc (185 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; System requirements for script (PC): Intel Pentium II or better; Windows 98 or higher; with DVD-ROM drive.; System requirements for script (Macintosh): Power Macintosh G3 or higher; OS 9.2 or better; with DVD-ROM drive.
Series Title: Tragedies of William Shakespeare; Shakespeare plays.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1982)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jonathan Miller ; a BBC Television Production in association with Time-Life Television.

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When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm.

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