Shakespeare Plays Available in Video Format
Scholars Online Educational Resources


All’s Well That Ends Well
Antony and Cleopatra
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Henry IV, part 1
Henry IV, part 2
Henry V
Henry VI, part 1
Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI, part 3
Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
King John
King Lear
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Richard II
Richard III
Romeo and Juliet
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus
Troilus and Cressida
Twelfth Night
Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Winter’s Tale

Available versions

1916: Ernest C. Warde

1953: Andrew McCullough

1971: Peter Brook

1971: Grigori Kozintsev (Korol Lir)

1974: Edwin Sherin

1976: Tony Davenall

1982: Jonathan Miller

1982: Alan Cooke

1983: Michael Elliott

1998: Richard Eyre

1999: Brian Blessed

2008: Trevor Nunn

2015: Antoni Cimolino

2016: Gregory Doran, Robin Lough

2017: Nancy Meckler, Ian Russell

2018: Alexander Barnett

2018: Richard Eyre


1985: Ran

1987: King Lear

1997: A Thousand Acres

2000: The King is Alive

2002: King of Texas

Production drama

2003: Slings and Arrows (Season 3)


2015: Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 2, Episode 6

King Lear
2018 (formerly listed as 2015): Alexander Barnett

This is now showing at IMDB as being a television series, and it is available through Amazon; apparently it encompasses fifteen distinct episodes ranging from eight to twenty-seven minutes each. It’s an odd mode of presentation, to be sure. More when I am able to view it.

Albany: Steve Lebens

Beggar, Soldier: Omar Ahmed Said

Beggar: Kevin Koeser

Beggar: Philip Fletcher

Burgundy; British Soldier: Jared Mason Murray

Cordelia: Alexandra Cohler

Cornwall: William LeDent

Doctor: Craig Allen

Edgar: Eric Michael Smith

Edmund: Jared Doreck

Fool: Aaron Strand

France; Herald: Cezar Constantine

French Soldier: Taylor Rascher

Gloucester: Jim Zidar

Goneril: Leah Filley

Guard: Andy Rivera

Kent: Peter Holdway

Knight 1: Brett Lawlor

Knight 2: Samir Khalaf

Knight 3: Garrett Matthews

Knight 5; British Soldier: Todd Mazzie

Knight 7; British Soldier: Reed Imhoff

Lear: Alexander Barnett

Messenger: Vince Eisenson

Oswald: Dan Thorp

Regan: Samantha Dena

Servant; Knight 6: Michael Crowley

Tenant: Frank Mancino