Cast & creative team

Characters

  • Earl of Kent
    John Shrapnel
  • Earl of Gloucester
    Norman Rodway
  • Edmund
    Michael Kitchen
  • King Lear
    Michael Hordern
  • Goneril
    Gillian Barge
  • Cordelia
    Brenda Blethyn
  • Regan
    Penelope Wilton
  • Duke of Albany
    John Bird
  • Duke of Cornwall
    Julian Curry
  • Duke of Burgundy
    David Weston
  • King of France
    Harry Waters
  • Edgar
    Anton Lesser
  • Oswald
    John Grillo
  • First Gentleman
    Iain Armstrong
  • Fool
    Frank Middlemass
  • Curan
    Ken Stott
  • Second Servant
    Tony Sympson
  • Third Servant
    Peter Walmsley
  • Doctor
    George Howe
  • Second Gentleman
    John Dallimore
  • Captain
    Tim Brown
  • Herald
    Adam Kurakin
  • Third Gentleman
    Fraser Wilson
  • Officer
    Richard Albrecht

Team

  • William Shakespeare
    Writer
  • Peter Stenning
    Production Manager
  • Mike Chislett
    Technical Manager
  • Andrew Dixon
    Technical Manager
  • Alan Feapes
    Graphic Designer
  • Eileen Mair
    Make-Up Artist
  • Raymond Hughes
    Costume Designer
  • Derek Miller-Timmins
    Sound
  • John Treays
    Lighting
  • Colin Lowrey
    Designer
  • Jonathan Miller
    Director