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King Lear

Format: DVD 2009
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 7 copies
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Summary
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, King Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. As the scheme unfolds, two of his daughters' true colors emerge, uncovering a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty.
Additional Information
Subjects Lear, -- King of England (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Inheritance and succession -- Drama.
Tragedies (Drama)
Drama.
Television adaptations.
Televised performances.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Arlington, Va.?] :PBS Home Video,2009
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles King Lear.
Royal Shakespeare Company's King Lear
Contributors Nunn, Trevor.
Hunt, Chris, 1954-
Price, Richard (Television producer)
Wood, Denise.
McKellen, Ian.
Barber, Frances, 1958-
Gaunt, William, 1937-
McCoy, Sylvester, 1943-
Winchester, Philip, 1981-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear.
Royal Shakespeare Company.
Performance Company.
PBS Home Video.
Participants/Performers Ian McKellen, Frances Barber, William Gaunt, Sylvester McCoy, Philip Winchester.
Other Contributors Production designer, Eric Walmsley ; director of photography, Paul Wheeler ; editors, David Blackmore, David Thrasher.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
Closed-captioned.
Notes Televised stage play.
Title from container.
At head of container title: Royal Shakespeare Company's.
Originally broadcast on television in 2008.
Special features include: interview with Ian McKellen.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Description 1 videodisc (173 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0793670667
9780793670666
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