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Laurence Olivier's King Lear

12/01/1983

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Program
Laurence Olivier's King Lear
Program Description

Olivier was in his 70's when he played the role of the 80-year-old King Lear, and his participation in the production attracted a distinguished cast: Gloucester is played by Leo McKern, Regan by Diana Rigg, Edgar by David Threlfall, and the fool by John Hurt. Peter Ustinov is the host.

Duration

01:27:57

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Theater
Citation
Chicago: “Laurence Olivier's King Lear,” 12/01/1983, GBH Archives, accessed November 26, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_718102D65D7D421E84A8A18CAFC01550.
MLA: “Laurence Olivier's King Lear.” 12/01/1983. GBH Archives. Web. November 26, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_718102D65D7D421E84A8A18CAFC01550>.
APA: Laurence Olivier's King Lear. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_718102D65D7D421E84A8A18CAFC01550
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