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28 November-3 December 1892

King Lear

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed King Lear

Programmes

1. Programme

Date 28 November 1892
Play(s) King Lear
Production Date(s) Monday November 28th 1892 to December 3rd 1892
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 2pm 8pm
Producer [Henry Irving]
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer J. Harker, Hawes Craven, Ford Madox Brown
Costume Maker Auguste & Co., Mrs Nettleship, Mrs Reid
Costume Designer Charles Cattermole, Mrs Comyns Carr
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D143a Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Henry Irving as Lear, Ellen Terry as Cordelia and Edward Gordon Craig as Oswald. Music composed by Hamilton Clarke and Meredith Ball.

2. Programme

Date 28 November 1892
Play(s) King Lear
Production Date(s) Monday November 28th 1892 to December 3 1892
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 2pm 8pm
Producer [Henry Irving]
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, J. Harker, Ford Maddox Brown
Costume Maker Mrs Nettleship, Auguste & Cie, Mrs Reid
Costume Designer Charles Cattermole, Mrs Comyns Carr
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D143b Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Henry Irving as Lear, Ellen Terry as Cordelia and Edward Gordon Craig as Oswald. Music composed by Hamilton Clarke and Meredith Ball.

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Ellen Terry hated the tendency in American theatres to 'light the stage like a saloon'.

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