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The True and Ancient History of King Lear and His Three Daughters (1720, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleThe True and Ancient History of King Lear and His Three Daughters
Year1720
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Theaters
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1720-04-07
LanguagesEnglish
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearBarton Booth
CordeliaHester Booth
Earl of GloucesterJohn Thurmond
EdgarRobert Wilks
EdmundJohn Mills
GentlemanWilliam Penkethman

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors