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Henry VI. Part II

Synopsis
Television drama. Tom Sturridge is King Henry and Benedict Cumberbatch Richard, Duke of Gloucester.
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
14 May 2016 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
125 mins

Credits

Director
Dominic Cooke
Producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Tom SturridgeKing Henry VI
Sophie OkonedoQueen Margaret
Benedict CumberbatchRichard (Crookback), son of Duke of York
Jason WatkinsDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Adrian DunbarRichard Plantagenet, later Duke of York
Al WeaverRivers
Alan DavidBishop of Ely
Angus ImrieEdmund
Anton LesserDuke of Exeter
Archie BradfieldYoung Ned
Barney HarrisNed
Ben DanielsDuke of Buckingham
Ben MilesDuke of Somerset
Christopher GodwinShepherd
Geoffrey StreatfeildEdward, Earl of March
Gerald TylerMessenger
James FleetHastings
Jamie BallardGrieving son
Jo Stone-FewingsSir John Stanley
John MackayBrakenbury
John McCurrachYoung soldier
Keeley HawesQueen Elizabeth
Kyle SollerYoung Clifford
Lucy RobinsonYoung Cecily
Mariah GaleLady Bona
Patrick TolanSoldier
Phoebe FoxAnne
Richard LynchDuke of Westmoreland
Sam TroughtonGeorge
Simon ArmstrongGrieving father
Stanley TownsendEarl of Warwick
Steffan RhodriOxford
Stuart McQuarrieVernon
Tom GodwinShepherd

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry VI part 2
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

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
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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
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
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London
W1T 3QJ

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