King Lear

  • by William Shakespeare
  • Narrated by Paul Scofield, Alec McCowen, Kenneth Branagh
  • 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 9th 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 80th birthday of Paul Scofield in January 2002.
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Excellent rendition of a classic

This had everything I was after. Being a classic, well studied at school it brought back all of the reminscences. I was hanging off the words and reflecting how different the meaning is now, later in life.<br/>The readers were excellent <br/>I will listen to this many times (something I rarely do)<br/><br/>
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- Denis Tamplin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-08-2011
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks