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White Rose and the Red, The

Synopsis
Episode 15 of a 26-part serialisation of the Elizabethan history play (encompassing the reign of Edward II to Henry VI), adapted for radio by Martin Jenkins.
This episode, based on Shakespeare’s Henry VI, stars Hannah Gordon and Peter Jeffrey. With Richard Burton as narrator. The music for the series is composed by Christopher Whelen and played by members of the English Chamber Orchestra.
Series
Vivat Rex
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Subjects
Drama; History
Keywords
monarchy; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Gerry Jones
Producer
Gerry Jones
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Christopher Whelen
Contributor
Richard Burton
Adaptor for Radio
Martin Jenkins (2)
Cast
Bernard Hepton 
Brian Haines 
Charles Gray 
Clive Swift 
David Buck 
Douglas Blackwell 
Hannah Gordon 
James Laurenson 
James Thomason 
Jeffrey Segal 
John Rye 
Jonathan Scott 
Julian Glover 
Manning Wilson 
Michael Aldridge 
Michael Tudor Barnes 
Peter Craze 
Peter Howell (2) 
Peter Jeffrey 
Rod Beacham 
William Sleigh 

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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