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Henry VI. Part I

Synopsis
Television drama. Tom Sturridge is King Henry.
Series
Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2016
Transmission details
7 May 2016 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
110 mins

Credits

Director
Dominic Cooke
Producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Tom SturridgeKing Henry VI
Adrian DunbarRichard Plantagenet, later Duke of York
Philip GlenisterSir John Talbot, later Earl of Shrewsbury
Laura Frances-MorganJoan la Pucelle
Anton LesserDuke of Exeter
Ben MilesDuke of Somerset
David TroughtonReignier, Duke of Anjou
Jason WatkinsDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
John MackayBrakenbury
Lucy RobinsonYoung Cecily
Matthew NeedhamBasset
Max BennettJohn, Talbot’s son
Michael GambonEdmund Mortimer
Pandora ColinJoan’s mother
Sally HawkinsEleanor
Samuel WestCardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester
Sean CernowMurderer
Sophie OkonedoMargaret, daughter of King Reignier
Stanley TownsendEarl of Warwick
Stuart McQuarrieVernon
Tom BeardSir William Lucy

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry VI part 1
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Henry VI parts I & II and Richard III are available as a 3-disc DVD set from online retailers.
In the US the series was transmitted by PBS in Great Performances, produced by Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://store.bbc.com/the-hollow-crown/the-wars-of-the-roses
Online price
£3.99
Online format
Download

Production Company

Name

Neal Street Productions

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Phone
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Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
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Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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