Podcast 126: King Lear: video reviews



This week’s podcast continues our three month-long discussion of King Lear with a jumbo economy-sized edition filled with reviews of the major video versions out there.


00:00 – begin podcast
00:27 – Opening
00:44 – 1999 with Brian Blessed
06:17 – 1953 with Orson Welles
10:50 – 1982 BBC with Michael Horndern
15:59 – 1971 Russian film by Kozinstev
18:04 – 1998 with Ian Holm
22:43 – 1974 with Patrick Magee
24:56 – 1983 with Laurence Olivier
29:06 – 2012 with Jonathan Pryce
33:28 – 2015 Stratford
36:57 – 1974 with James Earl Jones
40:36 – 2008 with Ian McKellen
44:11 – Video Overivew
45:15 – Podcast close
47:35 – end podcast



43:40 – should be “play-closing speech” not “closing-play speech”


Podcast Credits

This podcast was recorded with the built-in microphone on an Acer Chromebook C720, using AudioRecorder from gideon.weissman (webaudiodemos.appspot.com). The interview itself was recorded over a Samsung Galaxy 3 using ACR (Another Call Recorder) software by NLL. It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.

The bumper music (Loop 90) and the segue music (Morning Show Segue) are courtesy of Royalty Free Music.com, which offers a comprehensive music library of production music for your various royalty free music needs including full albums, tracks and free music clips, loops, and beats available for download.


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