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The Wars of the Roses

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The Wars of the Roses Overview

A 1965 BBC adaptation of William Shakespeare's first historical tetralogy (1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI and Richard III), which deals with the conflict between the House of Lancaster and the House of York over the throne of England, a conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. It was based on the 1963 theatre adaptation by John Barton, and directed by Peter Hall for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Directed by: Peter Hall John Barton Robin Midgley Michael Hayes

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Who Stars in The Wars of the Roses

David Warner
King Henry VI

David Warner

Janet Suzman
Joan la Pucelle

Janet Suzman

Peggy Ashcroft
Queen Margaret

Peggy Ashcroft

Donald Sinden
Duke of York

Donald Sinden

Paul Hardwick
Duke of Gloucester

Paul Hardwick

Roy Dotrice
King Edward IV

Roy Dotrice


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Production

Royal Shakespeare Company


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1965-04-08

Original Language
English

Runtime
8 hr 05 mins

Genres
Drama History

Keywords
william shakespeare british history king of england war of the roses


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