The Tragedy of King Lear (2017)

Based on Shakespeare's 1606 play. The aged King Lear divides his kingdom between two of his three daughters. Not foreseeing the disastrous consequences

Director:

Stephen Armourae

Writers:

Stephen Armourae (screenplay), Stephen Armourae | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chris Lines Chris Lines ... King Lear
Sha'ori Morris Sha'ori Morris ... Cordelia
Stephen Armourae Stephen Armourae ... Duke of Cornwall
Geoff Norris Geoff Norris ... Duke of Gloucester
Lucy Lavey Lucy Lavey ... Goneril
John Micheal Foulger ... Duke of Kent
William Marshall William Marshall ... Edmund
Alex De Luca Alex De Luca ... Edgar
Anne Scherliess Anne Scherliess ... The Fool
Aynsley Storey Aynsley Storey ... Aelle, Overlord of the Saxons
Greg Hughes ... Colby
Robert Joyce Robert Joyce ... Creighton
Clare Williams Clare Williams ... Cwen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bo Bo ... Horse
Chris Dykes Chris Dykes ... Derwyn
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Based upon Shakespeare's 1606 tragedy with a new screenplay by Stephen Armourae. There are a number of differences including dialogue and some new characters. Set c.505 AD the production is set in the Dark Ages, also known as the Early Middle Ages. The film contains many references to Pagan religions and the rise of the power of the Saxons. Parental warning: contains violence and blood drinking. Written by Cornwall

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One commits evil for Faith. One commits evil for ambition. One does it for love. They all believe it is for the Good See more »

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Trivia

This is the first filmed scenes to be completed since Stephen Armourae's sister, Bernadette's, death in 2010. See more »

Quotes

Duke of Cornwall: All this I do for you.I worship you unto my dying breath. -To his wife Regan
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Version of Great Performances: King Lear (2008) See more »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 2017 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

AJF See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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