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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1778, The Covent Garden Company)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyThe Covent Garden Company
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1778-09-17
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearWest Dudley Digges
GonerilMrs. Lefevre
ReganMrs. West
CordeliaMrs. E. Massey
Duke of BurgundyTurner
Duke of CornwallThomas Dibble Davis
Duke of AlbanyTaylor
Earl of KentWilliam Gardner
Earl of GloucesterColin Mitchell
EdgarWilliam Wyatt Dimond
EdmundThomas Wade West
Gentleman UsherFrancis Blissett

Company Overview

Theater Company The Covent Garden Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors