Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

King Lear (1980)

TitleKing Lear
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (recording)


Production in six 20-minute parts made especially for schools in England. Stresses themes of family relationships and youth vs. age

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Production Team and Crew Overview

OtherTony Davenall

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell