12 certificateKing Lear is a Film programme that first aired in 1999 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

King Lear is a 3 star programme

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King Lear (1999)

Directed by
Brian Blessed
,
Tony Rotherham

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 180 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1999

Rating:
3/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour

When is King Lear next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 December 25th, 7:00pm. See more...

Cast

Image for Brian BlessedBrian Blessed...King Lear
Hildegarde Neil...The Fool
Jason Riddington...Edmund
Phillipa Peak...Cordelia
Peter Balderstone...Cornwall's Cap.
Mark Burgess...Edgar
John Corvin...Gentleman
Paul Curran...King of France
Mark Denny...Duke of Cornwall
David Dexter...2nd Messenger
Billy Hanna...1st Knight
Mark Hayden...Oswald
Claire Laurie...Regan
Caroline Lennon...Goneril
Graham McTavish...Duke of Albany
Iain Stuart Robertson...Earl of Kent
Douglas Verrall...1st Messenger
Lisa Von Hasenberg...Musician
Nick Walton...Burgundy
Robert Whelan...Earl of Gloucester