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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

King Lear (1976, Steve Rumbelow)

TitleKing Lear
Release LocationsGB
DirectorSteve Rumbelow
MediumBlack & white video
Length48 mins
Audiencegeneral public


A reworking of a 1973 stage version by the Triple Action Theatre Group. Filmed entirely on location "bare to the elements."

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastChris Auvache
CastMonia Buferd
CastHelena Paul
CastGengiz Saner

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorSteve Rumbelow
ProducerJonathan Miller
ProductionVic Symonds

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell