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Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Trevor Nunn
Ian McKellen in the role of King Lear
Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by World Tour
24 March - 12 January 2008
CAST
The Earl of Kent
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Jonathan Hyde
The Earl of Gloucester
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William Gaunt
Edmund
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Philip Winchester
Lear, King of Britain
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Ian McKellen
Goneril
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Frances Barber
Regan
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Monica Dolan
Cordelia
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Romola Garai
The Duke of Albany
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Julian Harries
The Duke of Cornwall
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Guy Williams
The Duke of Burgundy
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Peter Hinton
The King of France
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Ben Addis
Edgar
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Ben Meyjes
Oswald
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John Heffernan
Knight
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Adam Booth
Lear's Fool
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Sylvester McCoy
Curan
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Seymour Matthews
Gentleman
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David Weston
Servant
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Naomi Capron
Young Maid
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Zoe Boyle
Doctor
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Russell Byrne
Cast
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Melanie Jessop
Designer: Christopher Oram
Lighting: Neil Austin
Sound: Fergus O'Hare
Music: Steve Edis
Fight Director: Malcolm Ranson