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SHAKESPEARE, W.: King Lear (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2016) (Blu-ray, HD)




SHAKESPEARE, W.: King Lear (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2016) (Blu-ray, HD)

DVD Clip

William Shakespeare
(Blu-ray Disc Version)


Servant/Messenger - Romayne Andrews
Earl of Kent - Antony Byrne
Lear’s Gentlemen - Eke Chukwu
Duke of Cornwall - James Clyde
Servant - James Cooney
Messengers - Bethan Cullinane and Marième Diouf
Edmund - Paapa Essiedu
Servant/Messenger - Jenny Fennessy
Curan/Doctor - Kevin N. Golding
King of France/Captain - Marcus Griffiths
Goneril - Nia Gwynne
Edgar - Oliver Johnstone
Oswald - Byron Mondahl
Duke of Burgundy/Herald - Theo Ogundipe
King Lear - Antony Sher
Cordelia - Natalie Simpson
Duke of Albany - Clarence Smith
Earl of Gloucester - David Troughton
Fool - Graham Turner
Old Man - Ewart James Walters
Regan - Kelly Williams

Gregory Doran, stage director
Niki Turner, set and costume designer
Tim Mitchell, lighting designer
Music composed by Ilona Sekacz

Recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2016

- Interview with Antony Sher
- Dressed for the stage: Creating costumes for King Lear
- Director’s Commentary
- Cast gallery


Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English
Running time: 181 mins (play) + 11 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 1 (Blu-ray)


Note: This Blu-ray Disc is playable only on Blu-ray Disc players, and not compatible with standard DVD players.

Shakespeare, William

Andrews, Romayne; Byrne, Antony; Chukwu, Eke; Clyde, James; Cooney, James; Cullinane, Bethan; Diouf, Marième; Essiedu, Paapa; Fennessy, Jenny; Golding, Kevin N.; Griffiths, Marcus; Gwynne, Nia; Johnstone, Oliver; Mondahl, Byron; Ogundipe, Theo; Sher, Antony; Simpson, Natalie; Smith, Clarence; Troughton, David; Turner, Graham; Walters, Ewart James; Williams, Kelly

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Play -

Period: Renaissance

Catalogue No: OABD7203D

Barcode: 809478072034

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide

Release Date: 04/2017

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