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King Lear (Audiobook)

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King Lear (Audiobook)

King Lear (Audiobook) By William Shakespeare, read by Paul Scofield, Kenneth Branagh and full cast
2002 | 3 hours and 5 mins | ISBN: 9626342447 | MP3 192 kbps (vbr) | 300 MB


The tragedy of King Lear receives an outstanding performance in an all-star cast led by Britain’s senior classical actor, Paul Scofield. He is joined by Alec McCowen as Gloucester, Kenneth Branagh as The Fool, Harriet Walter as Gonerill, Sara Kestelman as Regan and Emilia Fox as Cordelia. This is the ninth recording of Shakespeare plays undertaken by Naxos AudioBooks in conjunction with Cambridge University Press, and is directed by John Tydeman. It was released to mark the eightieth birthday of Paul Scofield in January 2002. King Lear – Paul Scofield Gonerill his eldest daughter – Harriet Walter Regan his second daughter – Sara Kestelman Cordelia his youngest daughter – Emilia Fox Duke of Albany married to Gonerill – Peter Blythe Duke of Cornwall married to Regan – Jack Klaff Earl of Gloucester – Alec McCowen Edgar his elder son and heir – Richard McCabe Edmond his illegitimate son – Toby Stephens Earl of Kent (later disguised as Caius) – David Burke Fool – Kenneth Branagh King of Burgundy suitor to Cordelia – John McAndrew King of France suitor to Cordelia – Simon Treves Oswald Gonerill’s steward – Matthew Morgan Curan a courtier – Steve Hodson