The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses (1965)

A 1965 BBC adaptation of William Shakespeare's first historical tetralogy (1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI and Richard III), which deals with the conflict between the House of Lancaster and the House of York over the throne of England, a conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. It was based on the 1963 theatre adaptation by John Barton, and directed by Peter Hall for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Writing:
  • William Shakespeare
  • John Barton
Directing:
  • Peter Hall
  • Robin Midgley
  • Michael Hayes
  • John Barton
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  • Release Date: 1965-04-08
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 485

Roy Dotrice

King Edward IV

Charles Kay

The Dauphine

William Squire

Duke of Suffolk

John Normington

Duke of Bedford

Eric Porter

Henry VII

Janet Suzman

Joan la Pucelle

David Warner

King Henry VI

Peggy Ashcroft

Queen Margaret

Ian Holm

King Richard III

Donald Sinden

Duke of York

Clive Morton

Lord Talbot

David Hargreaves

Duke of Norfolk

Jeffery Dench

Sir Humphrey Stafford
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