BBC Television Shakespeare

Season 1 Episode 22

King Lear

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Aired Unknown Sep 19, 1982 on BBC Two
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King Lear
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King Lear, a production of BBC Television Shakespeare, is directed by Jonathan Miller and stars Michael Hordern as Lear. This tragedy charts the fate of an elderly king who foolishly disinherits his loving daughter Cordelia, dividing his kingdom between her greedy sisters Goneril and Regan. As Lear realizes his mistake, he succumbs to madness.moreless

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Norman Rodway

Norman Rodway

Gloucester

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Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn

Cordelia

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Gillian Barge

Gillian Barge

Goneril

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Michael Hordern

Michael Hordern

King Lear

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