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: Stephen Murray Clifford Evans. Mary Morris Rosalie Crutchley, Alec McCowen in 'THE TRAGEDY OF KING LEAR'

by William Shakespeare with music composed by Tristram Cary conducted by Maurice Miles
Other parts plaved by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Charles Lefeaux
(: second broadcast)
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.15-9.30 app.):
Concerto Grosso in F (Handel) played by Helmut Winschermann (oboe) W.D.R. Cappella Coloniensis
Conducted by August Wenzinger on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: William Shakespeare
Composed By: Tristram Cary
Conducted By: Maurice Miles
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Oboe: Helmut Winschermann
EARL OF KENT: Clifford Evans
EARL or GLOUCESTER: Brewster Mason
EDMUND bastard son to Gloucester: Clive Revill
LEAR, King of Britain: Stephen Murray
Daughters to Lear: GONERIL: Mary 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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