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King Lear Cast and Credits


LearIan Holm

GloucesterTimothy West

GonerilBarbara Flynn

ReganAmanda Redman

The FoolMichael Bryant

KentDavid Burke

EdgarPaul Rhys

EdmundFinbar Lynch

Duke of AlbanyDavid Lyon

Duke of CornwallMichael Simkins

CordeliaVictoria Hamilton

OswaldWilliam Osborne

Old ManHarry Jones

FranceAdrian Irvine

Duke of BurgundyNicholas Bailey

MessengerJames Kerr

Lear's Knight/MessengerMartin Chamberlain

Captain/MessengerPaul Benzing

Production Credits

Executive producer BBCSimon Curtis

Executive producer WGBH BostonRebecca Eaton

ProducerSue Birtwistle

Co-producerJoy Spink

DirectorRichard Eyre

King Lear is a Chestermead Production for BBC TV and WGBH Boston. William Shakespeare's King Lear is a film version of director Richard Eyre's award-winning Royal National Theatre production. The producers are Sue Birtwistle (Pride and Prejudice) and Joy Spink; the executive producers are Simon Curtis (BBC) and Rebecca Eaton (WGBH Boston).

Masterpiece Theatre is presented on PBS by WGBH Boston, where Rebecca Eaton is series executive producer. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Russell Baker is series host. Masterpiece Theatre is closed captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Caption Center at WGBH.

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