This website is an index of Deborah Warner’s productions and installations since 1980, assembled on a chronological basis.  It is a work in progress and will be added to periodically. 
photographs © Neil Libbert

King Lear, 1990-1991

William Shakespeare

Royal National Theatre
 
1990 Lyttleton TheatreLondon
1990/91 UK and International Tour

Performances: London, 10 July - 1 September 1990; Tokyo, 14 -23 September 1990; Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 1-6 October 1990; New Theatre, Cardiff, 8-13 October 1990; Grand Theatre, Leeds, 16-20 October 1990; Opera House, Belfast, 24-7 October 1990; Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg, 1-4 November 1990; Teatro Lirico, Milan,  9-11 November 1990; Centro Dramatico National Madrid, 17-18 November 1990; Théâtre de l’Odéon, 21 November–1 December 1990; Opera House, Cork, 7-8 December; Opera House, Cairo, 13-16 December 1990; National Theatre, Prague; National Theatre, Bucharest; Schauspielhaus, Leipzig; Edinburgh 1991.

Creative Team

Director -Deborah Warner

Designer - Hildegard Bechtler

Lighting - Jean Kalman

Music - Dominic Muldowney

Movement - Jane Gibson

Fight - John Waller

Voice - Patsy Rodenburg

Cast

Old Man -Sam Beazley

Oswald - Nicholas Blane

Fool - David Bradley

Albany - Richard Bremner

King of France - David Collings

King Lear - Brian Cox

Goneril - Susan Engel

Regan - Clare Higgins

Gentleman - Colin Hurley 

Edgar - Derek Hutchinson

Gloucester - Peter Jeffrey

Edmund - Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Messenger - Helen Kvale

Messenger - Phil McKee

Kent - Ian McKellen

Curran - Stephen Marchant

Cordelia - Eve Matheson

Cornwall - Richard O’Callaghan

Doctor - Bruce Purchase

Herald - Richard Simpson

Burgundy - Mark Strong

3rd Knight - Peter Sullivan