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William Shakespeare's Henry VI. / Part one

Author: William ShakespeareDavid TennantKelly HunterNorman RodwayArkangel Productions.All authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Arkangel Productions ; [Hampton, NH : BBC Audiobooks America], 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry V is dead and the throne is now occupied by the infant son, Henry VI. The good Duke Humphrey of Gloucester has been appointed Protector, however, a struggle for power soon develops between the young King's Lancastrian relatives and the powerful house of York under Richard Plantagenet. Meanwhile, the French, led by Joan of Arc, the maid of Orleans, threaten to win back the territories lost to Henry V.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Henry, King of England
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; David Tennant; Kelly Hunter; Norman Rodway; Arkangel Productions.; BBC Audiobooks America.
ISBN: 0792729978 9780792729976 1932219129 9781932219128
OCLC Number: 52816361
Notes: "A companion to The Complete Pelican Shakespeare"--P. [4] of container.
Plot summary on container insert.
Compact discs.
In one container.
Credits: Director, Clive Brill ; composer, Dominique Le Gendre ; producers, Bill Shepherd and Tom Treadwell.
Cast: David Tennant (King Henry VI), Kelly Hunter (Margaret of Anjou), Norman Rodway (Duke of Gloucester), John Bowe (Talbot), Amanda Root (Joan de Pucelle), Clive Merrison (Richard Plantagenet), Nigel Cooke (Earl of Suffolk) and others.
David Tennant (King Henry VI), Norman Rodway (Duke of Gloucester), John Bowe (Talbot), Amanda Root (Joan de Pucelle), Clive Merrison (Richard Plantagenet), Nigel Cooke (Earl of Suffolk), Steve Hodson (Bishop of Winchester), Isla Blair (Countess of Auvergne), Christopher Benjamin (Duke of Bedford), Anthony Jackson (Duke of Exeter), Michael N. Harbour (Duke of Somerset), Christian Rodska (Earl of Salisbury), David Yelland (Charles, Dauphin of France), Kelly Hunter (Margaret of Anjou), Raymond Bowers (Duke of Burgundy), Mark Lambert (Duke of Alencon), Nicholas Rowe (Bastard of Orleans), John Hollis (Duke of Anjou), Trevor Martin (Edmund Mortimer), John McAndrew (Young Talbot).
Description: 3 sound discs (159 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs (DDD).
Other Titles: King Henry VI.
Fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Henry VI. Part one
Henry VI. Part one
Responsibility: William Shakespeare.

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Henry V is dead and the throne is now occupied by the infant son, Henry VI. The good Duke Humphrey of Gloucester has been appointed Protector, however, a struggle for power soon develops between the young King's Lancastrian relatives and the powerful house of York under Richard Plantagenet. Meanwhile, the French, led by Joan of Arc, the maid of Orleans, threaten to win back the territories lost to Henry V.

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester.

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