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: The Tragedy of King Lear

by William Shakespeare
[Starring] Stephen Murray, Clifford Evans, Mary Morris, Rosalie Crutchley, Alec McCowen
with music composed by Tristram Cary conducted by Maurice Miles
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Charles Lefeaux
(BBC recording)
(Alec McCowen broadcast, by permission of the Directors of the Old Vic Trust; Clive Revill is appearing in "Irma La Douce" at the Lyric Theatre, London)
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.13-9.28 app.)
Concerto Grosso, Op. 8 No. 4, to F played by Helmut Winschermann (oboe) and the WDR Cappella Colonlensis conducted by August Wenzincer
on a gramophone record


Author: William Shakespeare
Music composed by: Tristram Cary
Conducted By: Maurice Miles
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Oboe: Helmut Winschermann
Earl of Kent: Clifford Evans
Earl of Gloucester: Brewster Mason
Edmund, bastard son to Gloucester: Clive Revill
Lear, King of Britaln: Stephen Murray
Daughters to Lear - Goneril: Marry Morris
Daughters to Lear - Regan: Rosalie Crutchley
Daughters to Lear - Cordelia: June Tobin
Duke of Burgundy: Hugh Manning
King of France: Gabriel Woolf
Edgar, son to Gloucester: John Rye
Oswald, steward to Goneril: John Hollis
Fool: Alec McCowen
Duke of Albany, husband to Goneril: Michael Turner
Duke of Cornwall, husband to Regan: John Bennett
Old Man, tenant to Gloucester: Keith Williams

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