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The Resource King Lear, a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4 in association with NHK ; a Royal Shakespeare company production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; producer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Denise Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)

King Lear, a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4 in association with NHK ; a Royal Shakespeare company production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; producer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Denise Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)

Label
King Lear
Title
King Lear
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4 in association with NHK ; a Royal Shakespeare company production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; producer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Denise Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, they uncover a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ian McKellen, Frances Barber, Monica Dolan, Romola Garai, Peter Hinton, Jonathan Hyde, Seymour Matthews, William Gaunt, Sylvester McCoy, Philip Winchester
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1982-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Barber, Frances
  • Dolan, Monica
  • Garai, Romola
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lear
  • Kings and rulers
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Conspiracy
  • Avarice
Technique
live action
Label
King Lear, a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4 in association with NHK ; a Royal Shakespeare company production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; producer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Denise Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television on the television show Great Performances in 2008
  • Filmed in high definition
  • Special features include exclusive interview with Ian McKellen
  • Running time on container: 173 min
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 155 min.)
Isbn
9780793670666
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010672
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
GPKL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn317413090
  • (OCoLC)317413090
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Lear, a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4 in association with NHK ; a Royal Shakespeare company production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; producer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Denise Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television on the television show Great Performances in 2008
  • Filmed in high definition
  • Special features include exclusive interview with Ian McKellen
  • Running time on container: 173 min
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 155 min.)
Isbn
9780793670666
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010672
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
GPKL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn317413090
  • (OCoLC)317413090
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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