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Old King Lear leaves his kingdom to two of his scheming daughters and ends up getting tossed out on his behind to wander his former realm in poverty.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x1
Airdate: Sunday September 19th, 1982



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Guest Stars
Anton LesserAnton Lesser
As Edgar
Recurring
Brenda BlethynBrenda Blethyn
As Cordelia
Recurring
Frank MiddlemassFrank Middlemass
As Fool
Recurring
John ShrapnelJohn Shrapnel
As Kent
Recurring
John Wells (2)John Wells (2)
As Albany
Recurring
Michael HordernMichael Hordern
As King Lear
Recurring
Michael KitchenMichael Kitchen
As Edmund
Recurring
Norman RodwayNorman Rodway
As Gloucester
Recurring
Penelope WiltonPenelope Wilton
As Regan
Recurring
Gillian BargeGillian Barge
As Goneril
John GrilloJohn Grillo
As Oswald
Warning: BBC Television Shakespeare season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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