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1965
  • Drama
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The Wars of the Roses

Runtime
8h 5m
Countries
  • GB
  • United Kingdom
Languages
  • en
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.

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Director Writer
Director
Director
Director

Cast

King Henry VI
Joan la Pucelle
Queen Margaret
Duke of York
King Edward IV
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  • Status
    Released
  • Release date
    April 8, 1965
  • Original Language
    English
  • Production Companies
    • Royal Shakespeare Company

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