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The Resource King Lear, a Chestermead production for BBC TV and WGBH/Boston ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; directed by Richard Eyre, (DVD videorecording)

King Lear, a Chestermead production for BBC TV and WGBH/Boston ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; directed by Richard Eyre, (DVD videorecording)

Label
King Lear
Title
King Lear
Statement of responsibility
a Chestermead production for BBC TV and WGBH/Boston ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; directed by Richard Eyre
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the 1997 Royal National Theatre production, widely considered the finest staging of King Lear in the past decade, Ian Holm 'touches greatness' (N.Y. Times) in Shakespeare's most sublime and difficult role
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ian Holm, Barbara Flynn, Amanda Redman, Timothy West, Paul Rhys, Finbar Lynch, Victoria Hamilton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1948-
  • 1959-
  • 1943-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holm, Ian
  • Flynn, Barbara
  • Redman, Amanda
  • West, Timothy
  • Rhys, Paul
  • Lynch, Finbar
  • Hamilton, Victoria
  • Eyre, Richard
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Chestermead Ltd
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
150
Series statement
Masterpiece theatre
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lear, King (Legendary character)
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Kings and rulers
  • Aging parents
  • Britons
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
King Lear, a Chestermead production for BBC TV and WGBH/Boston ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; directed by Richard Eyre, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast by BBC, Oct. 11, 1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56612397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.)
Isbn
9781593752057
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421337893
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 4448 WG33789
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Lear, a Chestermead production for BBC TV and WGBH/Boston ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; directed by Richard Eyre, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast by BBC, Oct. 11, 1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56612397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.)
Isbn
9781593752057
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421337893
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 4448 WG33789
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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