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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1769, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1769-10-07
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearBarry
GonerilMrs. Stephens
ReganMrs. W. Barry
CordeliaMrs. S. Barry
Duke of CornwallRichard Hurst
Duke of AlbanyJohn H. Packer
Earl of KentAstley Bransby
Earl of GloucesterBurton
EdgarSamuel Reddish
EdmundJ. Palmer
Old ManHartry
CaptainEllis Ackman
Gentleman UsherJames William Dodd
2nd OfficerFawcett
1st OfficerWilliam Keen

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors