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The True and Antient History of King Lear and His Three Daughters (1742, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleThe True and Antient History of King Lear and His Three Daughters
Year1742
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Theaters
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1742-12-15
LanguagesEnglish
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearJames Quin
GonerilMrs. Woodward
ReganMullart
CordeliaSusanna Cibber
Duke of BurgundyBencraft
Duke of CornwallCashell
Duke of AlbanyGibson
Earl of KentJames Rosco
Earl of GloucesterRoger Bridgwater
EdgarLacy Ryan
EdmundHale
Gentleman UsherWoodward

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors