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The Tragedy of King Lear

on Network Three

by William Shakespeare
with music by John Hotchkis
Scene: Britain
(Derek Godfrey and Barbara Jefford are members of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
During the intervals:
8.0*-8.5* p.m.
A record of Julian Bream (lute) playing the pavan by Bulman
9.30-9.45* p.m.
A record of English lute music played by Julian Bream


William Shakespeare
John Hotchkis
Music played by:
A section of the English Chamber Orchestra
Technical Direction:
Mary Leftwich
John Richmond
Earl of Kent:
Howard Marion-Crawford
Earl of Gloucester:
Mark Dignam
Edmund, bastard son to Gloucester:
Derek Godfrey
Lear, King of Britain:
John Gielgud
Daughter to Lear - Goneril:
Barbara Jefford
Daughter to Lear - Regan:
Barbara Bolton
Daughter to Lear - Cordelia:
Virginia McKenna
Duke of Burgundy:
Rolf Lefebvre
King of France:
John Justin
Edgar, son to Gloucester:
Philip Guard
Oswald, steward to Goneril:
John Bryning
Alexander John
Timothy Bateson
Duke of Albany:
Michael Goodliffe
Peter Ducrow
Geoffrey Wincott
Duke of Cornwall:
Roger Delgado
First Servant:
Humphrey Morton
Second Servant:
David Brierley
Third Servant:
Geoffrey Wincott
Old Man, tenant to Gloucester:
Haydn Jones
Alan Reid
Duncan McIntyre
Antony Viccars
Christopher Bidmead

Network Three

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