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King Lear

Sunday 7 January 2007 18:50-21:30 (Radio 3)

Shakespeare's classic tale of treachery and betrayal illustrates the consequences of evil triumphing over truth and the vanity of old age.

Duration:

2 hours 40 minutes

Playlist:

King Lear ...... Corin Redgrave
Duke of Kent ...... David Troughton
Duke of Gloucester ...... John Carlisle
Goneril ...... Geraldine James
Regan ...... Kika Markham
Cordelia ...... Justine Waddell
Edmund ...... William Houston
Edgar ...... Robert Glenister
Duke of Albany ...... John Rowe
Duke of Cornwall ...... Clive Francis
Fool ...... Paul Copley
Oswald ...... Struan Rodger
King of France ...... Sean Baker
Old Man/Gentleman ...... Gavin Muir

Music specially composed by Elizabeth Parker.

Directed by Cherry Cookson.




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