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The Tragedy of King Lear


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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


Author: William Shakespeare
Music/conductor: John Hotchkis
Music played by: A section of the English Chamber Orchestra
Technical Direction: Mary Leftwich
Producer: 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
Knight: Alexander John
Fool: Timothy Bateson
Duke of Albany: Michael Goodliffe
Gentleman: Peter Ducrow
Curan: 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
Messenger: Alan Reid
Doctor: Duncan McIntyre
Captain: Antony Viccars
Herald: Christopher Bidmead

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