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Donald Wolfit Sonia Dresdel, Robert Eddison and Harry Andrews in 'KING LEAR'


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by William Shakespeare
(Continued in next column)
Arranged for broadcasting by M. R. Ridley
Produced by Howard Rose
Part 1


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Broadcasting By: M. R. Ridley
Produced By: Howard Rose
Earl of Kent: Ralph Truman
Earl of Gloucester: John Ruddock
Edmund, son to Gloucester: Roderick Lovell
Lear King of Britain: Donald Wolfit
Daughters to Lear : Goneril: Sonia Dresdel
Daughters to Lear: Cordelia: Rosalind Iden
Daughters to Lear: Regan: Barbara Couper
Duke of Burgundy: Philip Morant
King of France: Denis McCarthy
Edgar, son to Gloucester: Harry Andrews
Oswald steward to Goneril: Arnold Diamond
A messenger: Adrian Thomas
Fool: Robert Eddison
Duke of Albany: Douglas Jefferies
First gentleman: Richard West
Curan: John Boxer
Duke of Cornwall: Andrew Cruickshank
A gentleman: Ian Cooper
An old man: Lance George
Narrator: Duncan Carse

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