The Wars of the Roses (1965)

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.

Directing:
  • Peter Hall
  • Michael Hayes
  • Robin Midgley
  • John Barton

Writing:
  • William Shakespeare
  • John Barton

Stars:
Release Date: 1965-04-08
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 485
David Warner
David Warner
King Henry VI
Ian Holm
Ian Holm
King Richard III
Roy Dotrice
Roy Dotrice
King Edward IV
Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcrof...
Queen Margaret
Janet Suzman
Janet Suzman
Joan la Pucelle
Donald Sinden
Donald Sinden
Duke of York
John Normington
John Normingt...
Duke of Bedford
William Squire
William Squir...
Duke of Suffolk
Clive Morton
Clive Morton
Lord Talbot
Charles Kay
Charles Kay
The Dauphine
David Hargreaves
David Hargrea...
Duke of Norfolk
Eric Porter
Eric Porter
Henry VII
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