King Lear

by William Shakespeare

 

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
February 1st - 16th, 1974

Cast List

Lear, King of Britain : Don Kirkman
King of France : Nigel Martin or Colin Ley
Duke of Burgundy : Norman Rimmer
Duke of Cornwall, husband to Regan : Ron Brooker
Duke of Albany, husband to Goneril : Bernard Cuffling
Earl of Kent : Jim Spall
Earl of Gloucester : Tony Halfpenny
Edgar, son to Gloucester : Rod Dungate
Edmund, bastard son to Gloucester : Larry Barnes
Fool : Wesley Ashwell
Curan, a courtier : Wilmot Bennitt
Oswald, steward to Goneril : Tony Shalson
Old Man, tenant to Gloucester : Norman Rimmer
A gentleman : Tony Goodman
Herald, attendants, messengers etc. : Peter Bond, Alan Ornstin, Wilmot Bennitt

Daughters to Lear
Goneril : Susan Jones
Regan : Valerie Testa
Cordelia : Jill Rogers

King Lear


 

King Lear


Production Team

Director : Clyde Jones
Set Design : John Dorsett
Lighting Design : Marilyn Gold
Music composed by Alan McCombie and conducted by Derek Smith

Stage Manager : Daphne Grose
ASMs : Cathy McManus, Sue Morrell, Veronica Horne, Marjorie Kramer, Angela Turner, Alan Ornstin
Costumes : RSC and Tower Theatre Wardrobe
Weapons : Larry Barnes
Lighting operators : Loly Schenck, Helen Boyer
Sound operator : Stephen Ley
Set construction : Tower Theatre Workshop