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Video 1.

Which of the three productions best captures the opening of the play where Gloucester speaks to Kent about Edmund? How is Edmund depicted in each production? What emotions does he exhibit?



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Video 2.

Which of the three productions do you think best capture the moment when Goneril arrives and takes Regan’s hand? Describe Regan’s reaction to her sister’s arrival in each production. Does her demeanour and behaviour change upon her sister’s arrival?


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Video 3.

How does each production present Cornwall and Regan during the interrogation and torture of Gloucester? Which of the two seems the most enraged and violent?



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Video 4.

Which of the three productions do you think best captures the moment when Cordelia and Lear are reunited? How is Cordelia portrayed in each production? Does she seem nervous about meeting her father after everything that has happened?



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Video 5.

Which of the three productions do you think best capture’s Regan’s obsession with Edmund at this moment in the play? How do each of the actors playing Regan convey this desperate obsession?



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