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Sunday Play: The Tragedy of King Lear

on BBC Radio 3

by William Shakespeare. In celebration of Sir John Gielgud's 90th birthday. a co-production between BBC Radio 3 and the Renaissance Theatre Company, using the full folio text of the play.
Incidental music by Patrick Doyle Producers Kenneth Branagh and Glyn Dearman. Director Glyn Dearman (A 90th birthday tribute to Sir John Gielgud : Omnibus. Tuesday BBC1) The Andrew Duncan Interview page 28

Contributors

Writer:
William Shakespeare
Composer:
Patrick Doyle
Producer:
Kenneth Branagh
Producer:
Glyn Dearman
Director:
Glyn Dearman
Earl of Kent:
Keith Michell
Earl of Gloucester:
Richard Briers
Edmund:
Kenneth Branagh
King Lear:
John Gielgud
Goneril:
Judi Dench
Cordelia:
Emma Thompson
Regan:
Eileen Atkins
Duke of Albany:
John Shrapnel
Duke of Cornwall:
Robert Stephens
Duke of Burgundy:
Denis Quilley
King of France:
Derek Jacobi
Edgar:
Iain Glen
Oswald:
Bob Hoskins
Knight:
Simon Russell Beale
Fool:
Michael Williams
First gentleman:
Nickolas Grace
Curan:
Sam Dastor
Captain:
Sam Dastor
Servant:
Harry Towb
Old man:
Maurice Denham
First messenger:
Bernard Cribbins
Second gentleman:
Matthew Morgan
Second messenger:
Nicholas Boulton
Herald:
Peter Hall

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