British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database
King Lear (1988): Royal Shakespeare Company, The Other Place
PrKing Lear (1988)
Desmond Barrit (Gloucester); Maureen Beattie (Cordelia); Joan Blackham (Goneril); Paul Greenwood (Kent); Richard Haddon Haines (Lear); Patrick Miller (Fool); James Purefoy (Edgar); Patrick Robinson (Edmund - London only); David Solomon (Edmund - Stratford only); Jill Spurrier (Regan).
This production was first staged at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon on 1 September 1988. It played at the Almeida Theatre, London as part of the RSC Fringe Festival for a brief season in September 1989 after this 1988/89 Stratford company had transferred to the Barbican Centre, London. Patrick Robinson played Edmund during the production's run at the Almeida Theatre, London only.
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