King Lear (1982)

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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

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Other actors reprising their roles from BBC Play of the Month: King Lear (1975) from 1975 are Michael Hordern (King Lear) and Frank Middlemass (The Fool). John Shrapnel had played the Duke of Cornwall in that production, whereas he plays the Duke of Kent in this 1982 production. Jonathan Miller directed both.


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