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King Lear: William Shakespeare ; produced by BBC TV and Time-Life Films.

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Author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Title King Lear [DVD] William Shakespeare ; produced by BBC TV and Time-Life Films.
Publisher/Date London : BBC Worldwide, c2005.
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (210 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Shakespeare collection (BBC)
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare.
Contents note Originally transmitted: 19 September 1982.
Creation Note Produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jonathan Miller.
Performer note Michael Hordern, John Bird, Anton Lesser, Frank Middlemass, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Kitchen.
Summary Note When King Lear rejects his most devoted daughter Cordelia because she refuses to patronise him with hollow sentiments, he embarks on a journey into humiliation, loneliness and eventually madness. In what is widely regarded as Shakespear's greatest creative achievement, a story of family conflict ultimately reveals the bare futility of the human condition.
Target audience note Censorship rating: PG, parental guidance recommended.
Subject - Name Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Film and video adaptations
Added Author Miller, Jonathan, 1934-
Sutton, Shaun
Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995
Bird, John
Lesser, Anton
Middlemass, Frank
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946-
Kitchen, Michael, 1948-
Shelf Location DVD 822.33 KING
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