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Edward IV (1965)

Synopsis
Second of a three-part televised adaptation of Shakespeare’s minor tetralogy (three parts of Henry VI and Richard III). Originally a Royal Shakespeare Company production directed by Peter Hall and John Barton, the four plays were condensed into three screenplays: Henry VI, Edward IV and Richard III. This part continues with 2 Henry VI through to the end of 3 Henry VI.
Series
Wars of the Roses, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Notes
A written transcript of the series is at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Wars of the Roses Discussion

Credits

Director
John Barton; Michael Hayes; Peter Hall; Robin Midgley
Producer
Michael Barry
Writer
William Shakespeare
Screenplay
John Barton
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Costume
John Bury
Art Direction
John Bury
Cast
Alan Tucker 
Brewster Mason 
Charles Kay 
Clive Morton 
Colette O’Neil 
David Waller 
David Warner 
Derek Waring 
Donald Burton 
Donald Layne-Smith 
Donald Sinden 
Fergus McCleland 
Hugh Sullivan 
Ian Holm 
Janet Suzman 
Jeffery Dench 
John Corvin 
John Hussey 
John Normington 
Lee Menzies 
Madoline Thomas 
Malcolm Webster 
Maurice Jones 
Nicholas Selby 
Peggy Ashcroft 
Peter Geddis 
Philip Brack 
Roy Dotrice 
Susan Engel 
William Squire 

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW
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