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King Lear (Season 37, Episode 12)
TV Episode | 150 min | Music

King Lear decides to abdicate and divide his kingdom between his three daughters.
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Director
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David Thrasher (as Dave Thrasher)
Status
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Updated Nov 8, 2008

Release date
Mar 25, 2009 (United States)

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Ian McKellen
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William Gaunt
Earl of Gloucester Earl of Gloucester   See fewer
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Ben Meyjes
Edgar Edgar   See fewer
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Frances Barber
Goneril Goneril   See fewer
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Romola Garai
Cordelia Cordelia   See fewer
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Jonathan Hyde
Earl of Kent Earl of Kent   See fewer
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Guy Williams
Duke of Cornwall Duke of Cornwall   See fewer
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Julian Harries
Duke of Albany Duke of Albany   See fewer
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Russell Byrne
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David Weston
A Gentleman A Gentleman   See fewer
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Peter Hinton
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Ben Addis
King of France King of France   See fewer
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Zoe Boyle
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Richard Goulding
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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Melanie Jessop
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Jim Creighton
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Kieran Bew
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Adam Booth
Knight / Servant Knight / Servant   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 240 votes