Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

The True and Ancient History of King Lear (1718, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleThe True and Ancient History of King Lear
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1718-03-01
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearBarton Booth
CordeliaHester Santlow
Earl of KentJohn Thurmond
Earl of GloucesterColley Cibber
EdgarRobert Wilks
EdmundJohn Mills
GentlemanWilliam Penkethman

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors