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The True and Ancient History of King Lear and His Three Daughters (1709, Betterton's Company)

TitleThe True and Ancient History of King Lear and His Three Daughters
Year1709
Theater CompanyBetterton's Company
Theaters
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1709-04-27
LanguagesEnglish
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearThomas Betterton
GonerilMrs. Kent
ReganMrs. Finch
CordeliaMrs. Elizabeth Willis
Duke of CornwallHenry Fairbank
Duke of AlbanyMr. Bickerstaff
Earl of KentTheophilus Keene
Earl of GloucesterColley Cibber
EdgarRobert Wilks
EdmundMr. Willis
GentlemanWilliam Penkethman

Company Overview

Theater Company Betterton's Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors