King Lear, New London Theatre

December 6, 2007 § Leave a comment

A transfer of the RSC production from Stratford.

Director: Trevor Nunn
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Design: Christopher Oram
Lighting: Neil Austin
Music: Steven Edis
Sound: Fergus O’Hare
Fights: Malcolm Ranson

King of France: Ben Addis
Goneril: Frances Barber
Servant / Knight: Adam Booth
Lady in Waiting: Zoe Boyle
Doctor / Gloucester Servant 1: Russell Byrne
Maid: Naomi Capron
Regan: Monica Dolan
Cordelia: Romola Garai
Gloucester: William Gaunt
Messenger / Knight: Richard Goulding
Albany: Julian Harries
Oswald: John Heffernan
Duke of Burgundy / Captain: Peter Hinton
Kent: Jonathan Hyde
Gloucester Servant 2: Melanie Jessop
Soldier: Gerald Kyd
Curan: Seymour Matthews
Fool: Sylvester McCoy
King Lear: Ian McKellen
Edgar: Ben Meyjes
Gentleman: David Weston
Cornwall: Guy Williams
Edmund: Philip Winchester

Also: Kieran Bew, Jim Creighton, Branwell Donaghey

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Reviews:

  • Michael Billington in the Guardian on the Stratford production
  • Charles Spencer in the Telegraph on the Stratford production

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