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The Wars of the Roses : a sequence of seven history plays

Author: Michael BogdanovWilliam ShakespeareEnglish Shakespeare Company.ITEL (Firm)Portman Classics (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Princeton, NJ] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1990-1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shakespeare's history cycle recounts the story of two great dynasties, the Red Rose of Lancaster and the White Rose of York, who contested their rights to the crown across nearly two centuries of murder, intrigue, rebellion, counter-rebellion, and bloody battles culminating at last in the Battle of Bosworth and the accession of Henry Tudor to the throne. The great battles of Agincourt, Tewkesbury, and Bosworth; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bogdanov; William Shakespeare; English Shakespeare Company.; ITEL (Firm); Portman Classics (Firm); Contracts International (Firm); Windmill Lane Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52352716
Notes: Title from videotape.
Cast: Michael Pennington, Michael Cronin, Paul Brennen, Barry Stanton, Andrew Jarvis ; the English Shakespeare Company.
Event notes: Recorded live at the Grand Theatre, Swansea.
Description: 15 videocassettes (19 hrs., 25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Tape 1. pt. 1. Richard II --Tape 2. pt. 2. Richard II (total time: 2 hrs., 25 min.) --
Tape 3. pt. 1. Henry IV, pt. 1 --
Tape 4. pt. 2. Henry IV, pt. 1 (total time: 2 hrs., 52 min.) --
Tape 5. pt. 1. Henry IV, pt. 2 --
Tape 6. pt. 2. Henry IV, pt. 2 (total time: 2 hrs., 31 min.) --
Tape 7. pt. 1. Henry V --
Tape 8. pt. 2. Henry V (total time: 2 hrs., 55 min.) --
Tape 9. pt. 1. Henry VI, House of Lancaster --
Tape 10. pt. 2. Henry VI, House of Lancaster (total time: 2 hrs., 30 min.) --
Tape 11. pt. 1. Henry VI, House of York --
Tape 12. pt. 2. Henry VI, House of York (total time: 2 hrs., 58 min.) --
Tape 13. pt. 1. Richard III --
Tape 14. pt. 2. Richard III --
Tape 15. pt. 3. Richard III (total time: 3 hrs., 14 min.).
Other Titles: Shakespeare : the Wars of the Roses
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; ITEL presents a Portman Classics production in association with Contracts International and Windmill Lane Productions ; directed by Michael Bogdanov ; produced by John Paul Chapple and Andy Ward.

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Shakespeare's history cycle recounts the story of two great dynasties, the Red Rose of Lancaster and the White Rose of York, who contested their rights to the crown across nearly two centuries of murder, intrigue, rebellion, counter-rebellion, and bloody battles culminating at last in the Battle of Bosworth and the accession of Henry Tudor to the throne. The great battles of Agincourt, Tewkesbury, and Bosworth; the poetry of love, the treachery of power politics, and the unease of crowned heads--in short, Shakespeare's history plays--are here presented by the English Shakespeare Company in performances hailed for bringing to life the history as well as the plays.

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