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The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (US), Season 5, Episode 1, King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1605); directed by Sir Jonathan Miller, 1934-; designed by Raymond Hughes; produced by Shaun Sutton, 1919-2004; performed by John Shrapnel, 1942-, Norman Rodway, 1929-2001, Michael Kitchen, 1948-, Michael Hordern, 1911-1995, Gillian Barge, 1940-2003, Brenda Blethyn, 1946-, Dame Penelope Wilton, 1946-, Julian Curry, 1937-, David Weston, 1938-, Anton Lesser, 1952-, John Grillo, 1942-, John Bird, 1936-, Ken Stott, 1955-, Harry Waters and Frank Middlemass, 1919-2006, in The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (US), Season 5, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982, originally published 1982), 3 hours 2 mins
Classic play by William Shakespeare.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1605); directed by Sir Jonathan Miller, 1934-; designed by Raymond Hughes; produced by Shaun Sutton, 1919-2004; performed by John Shrapnel, 1942-, Norman Rodway, 1929-2001, Michael Kitchen, 1948-, Michael Hordern, 1911-1995, Gillian Barge, 1940-2003, Brenda Blethyn, 1946-, Dame Penelope Wilton, 1946-, Julian Curry, 1937-, David Weston, 1938-, Anton Lesser, 1952-, John Grillo, 1942-, John Bird, 1936-, Ken Stott, 1955-, Harry Waters and Frank Middlemass, 1919-2006, in The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (US), Season 5, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982, originally published 1982), 3 hours 2 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Andrew McCullough, fl. 1951-1989; performed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985, Natasha Parry, 1930-, Arnold Moss, 1910-1989, Bramwell Fletcher, 1904-1988, David J. Stewart, 1915-1966, Margaret Phillips, 1923-1984, Beatrice Straight, 1914-2001 and Alan Badel, 1923-1982 (Toronto, ON: Entertainment One Ltd., 1953, originally published 1608), 1 hour 22 mins
This is a film featuring Orson Welles, Natasha Parry, and Arnold Moss, adapted by Peter Brook, based on the play by William Shakespeare.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Andrew McCullough, fl. 1951-1989; performed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985, Natasha Parry, 1930-, Arnold Moss, 1910-1989, Bramwell Fletcher, 1904-1988, David J. Stewart, 1915-1966, Margaret Phillips, 1923-1984, Beatrice Straight, 1914-2001 and Alan Badel, 1923-1982 (Toronto, ON: Entertainment One Ltd., 1953, originally published 1608), 1 hour 22 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1605); directed by Michael Elliott, fl. 1981-1983; performed by Sir Laurence Olivier, 1907-1989, Dorothy Tutin, 1930-2001, Dame Diana Rigg, 1938-, Anna Calder-Marshall, 1947-, Jeremy Kemp, 1935-, Colin Blakely, 1930-1987 and Leo McKern, 1920-2002 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1988, originally published 1608), 2 hours 38 mins
This 1988 production, directed by Michael Elliott, stars Sir Laurence Olivier and Diana Rigg.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1605); directed by Michael Elliott, fl. 1981-1983; performed by Sir Laurence Olivier, 1907-1989, Dorothy Tutin, 1930-2001, Dame Diana Rigg, 1938-, Anna Calder-Marshall, 1947-, Jeremy Kemp, 1935-, Colin Blakely, 1930-1987 and Leo McKern, 1920-2002 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1988, originally published 1608), 2 hours 38 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Robin Lough, fl. 1975; designed by Christopher Oram, fl. 2004, Neil Austin, fl. 2007; produced by David Sobel, fl. 2009; performed by Sir Derek Jacobi, 1938-, Gina McKee, Justine Mitchell, fl. 1997, Michael Hadley, fl. 1971, Paul Jesson, 1946-, Ron Cook, 1948-, Alec Newman, 1974-, Gideon Turner, 1973-, Stefano Braschi, fl. 2010, Gwilym Lee, 1983-, Amit Shah, 1980-, Tom Beard, 1965-2016, Ashley Zhangazha, fl. 1998 and Pippa Benett-Warner, 1988- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 37 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This Donmar Warehouse production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 3rd February, 2011.

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. As Lear’s wo...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Robin Lough, fl. 1975; designed by Christopher Oram, fl. 2004, Neil Austin, fl. 2007; produced by David Sobel, fl. 2009; performed by Sir Derek Jacobi, 1938-, Gina McKee, Justine Mitchell, fl. 1997, Michael Hadley, fl. 1971, Paul Jesson, 1946-, Ron Cook, 1948-, Alec Newman, 1974-, Gideon Turner, 1973-, Stefano Braschi, fl. 2010, Gwilym Lee, 1983-, Amit Shah, 1980-, Tom Beard, 1965-2016, Ashley Zhangazha, fl. 1998 and Pippa Benett-Warner, 1988- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 37 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Edwin Sherin, 1930-; produced by Joseph Papp, 1921-1991 and Virginia Kassel, fl. 1966-1976, Public Broadcasting Service and New York Shakespeare Festival; performed by Paul Sorvino, 1939-, Raul Julia, 1940-1994, Rosalind Cash, fl. 1980, Lee Chamberlin, 1938-2014, Ellen Holly, 1931-, René Auberjonois, 1940-, Tom Aldredge, 1929-, Douglass Watson, 1921-1989, George Dzundza, 1945-, Robert Stattel, 1932-, Frederick Coffin, 1943-2003, James Earl Jones, 1931- and James Harper, 1948- (New York, NY: Broadway Theatre Archive, 1974), 2 hours 49 mins
This is a performance of William Shakespeare's King Lear directed by Edwin Sherin.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Edwin Sherin, 1930-; produced by Joseph Papp, 1921-1991 and Virginia Kassel, fl. 1966-1976, Public Broadcasting Service and New York Shakespeare Festival; performed by Paul Sorvino, 1939-, Raul Julia, 1940-1994, Rosalind Cash, fl. 1980, Lee Chamberlin, 1938-2014, Ellen Holly, 1931-, René Auberjonois, 1940-, Tom Aldredge, 1929-, Douglass Watson, 1921-1989, George Dzundza, 1945-, Robert Stattel, 1932-, Frederick Coffin, 1943-2003, James Earl Jones, 1931- and James Harper, 1948- (New York, NY: Broadway Theatre Archive, 1974), 2 hours 49 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Joan Tosoni, fl. 1985-2015; produced by Barry Avrich, 1900-, Melbar Entertainment Group, Canada; performed by Colm Feore, 1958-, Maev Beaty, fl. 2011-2015, Sara Farb, fl. 2003-2015 and Liisa Repo-Martell, 1971- (Stratford, ON: Stratford Festival, 2015), 2 hours 48 mins
An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king – and thereby discovers the essence of...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Joan Tosoni, fl. 1985-2015; produced by Barry Avrich, 1900-, Melbar Entertainment Group, Canada; performed by Colm Feore, 1958-, Maev Beaty, fl. 2011-2015, Sara Farb, fl. 2003-2015 and Liisa Repo-Martell, 1971- (Stratford, ON: Stratford Festival, 2015), 2 hours 48 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Beverly Bullock, fl. 2000-2011; performed by Bill Fairbairn, fl. 2000-2011, Carol Jacobanis, fl. 1987-2011, Patricia McNamara, fl. 2000-2011, Katherine Kelly Litz, fl. 2011, Marc Greece, fl. 2011, Peter Herrick, fl. 2011, Ron Dreyer, fl. 2010-2011, Joseph Small, fl. 2005-2011, Joseph Mitchell Parks, fl. 2011 and Brian Morvant, fl. 2004-2013 (New York, NY: Heliotrope Shakespeare Productions, 2011), 3 hours 20 mins
This 2011 staging, by Heliotrope Shakespeare Productions, features Bill Fairbairn, Carol Jacobanis, and Patricia McNamara.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Beverly Bullock, fl. 2000-2011; performed by Bill Fairbairn, fl. 2000-2011, Carol Jacobanis, fl. 1987-2011, Patricia McNamara, fl. 2000-2011, Katherine Kelly Litz, fl. 2011, Marc Greece, fl. 2011, Peter Herrick, fl. 2011, Ron Dreyer, fl. 2010-2011, Joseph Small, fl. 2005-2011, Joseph Mitchell Parks, fl. 2011 and Brian Morvant, fl. 2004-2013 (New York, NY: Heliotrope Shakespeare Productions, 2011), 3 hours 20 mins
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Live from Stratford-upon-Avon, King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Robin Lough, fl. 1975; produced by Zoe Donegan, fl. 2016, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Sir Antony Sher, 1949-, Nia Gwynne, fl. 2000, Kelly Williams, fl. 2016, Natalie Simpson, fl. 2013, Clarence Smith, fl. 1988, James Clyde, fl. 1990, Marcus Griffiths, fl. 2011, Theo Ogundipe, fl. 2012, Antony Byrne, 1969-, David Troughton, 1950-, Oliver Johnstone, fl. 2011, Paapa Essiedu, 1990-, Graham Turner, 1951-, Byron Mondahl, fl. 2016 and Kevin Golding, fl. 2003, in Live from Stratford-upon-Avon (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2016, originally published 2015), 3 hours 2 mins

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power that had defined him.

"Sher is magnificent at the fierce, rebarbative side of this monarch. Reduced to long...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Robin Lough, fl. 1975; produced by Zoe Donegan, fl. 2016, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Sir Antony Sher, 1949-, Nia Gwynne, fl. 2000, Kelly Williams, fl. 2016, Natalie Simpson, fl. 2013, Clarence Smith, fl. 1988, James Clyde, fl. 1990, Marcus Griffiths, fl. 2011, Theo Ogundipe, fl. 2012, Antony Byrne, 1969-, David Troughton, 1950-, Oliver Johnstone, fl. 2011, Paapa Essiedu, 1990-, Graham Turner, 1951-, Byron Mondahl, fl. 2016 and Kevin Golding, fl. 2003, in Live from Stratford-upon-Avon (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2016, originally published 2015), 3 hours 2 mins
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Performance - BBC TV, Season 6, Episode 1, King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Sir Richard Eyre, 1943-; produced by Sue Birtwistle, 1945-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Barbara Flynn, 1948-, Amanda Redman, 1957-, Michael Bryant, 1928-2002, Paul Rhys, 1963-, Finbar Lynch, 1959-, Victoria Hamilton, 1971-, Michael Simkins, 1957-, Adrian Irvine, fl. 1993-2008, Nicholas Richard Bailey, 1971-, William Osborne, 1964-, David Lyon, 1941-2013, David Burke, 1934- and Timothy West, 1943-, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 6, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 2 hours 19 mins

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Rega...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Sir Richard Eyre, 1943-; produced by Sue Birtwistle, 1945-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Barbara Flynn, 1948-, Amanda Redman, 1957-, Michael Bryant, 1928-2002, Paul Rhys, 1963-, Finbar Lynch, 1959-, Victoria Hamilton, 1971-, Michael Simkins, 1957-, Adrian Irvine, fl. 1993-2008, Nicholas Richard Bailey, 1971-, William Osborne, 1964-, David Lyon, 1941-2013, David Burke, 1934- and Timothy West, 1943-, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 6, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 2 hours 19 mins
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