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An age of kings [videorecording] /
BBC ; produced by Peter Dews ; directed by Michael Hayes.
edition
Fullscreen version.
imprint
Burbank, CA : BBC/Warner Home Video, 2009.
description
5 videodiscs (ca. 947 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1419879014, 9781419879012
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Burbank, CA : BBC/Warner Home Video, 2009.
isbn
1419879014
9781419879012
standard identifier
883929058266
publisher #
1000090025
contents note
Disc 1. Richard II : the hollow crown -- Richard II : the deposing of a king -- Henry IV : rebellion from the north. Disc 2. Henry IV : the road to Shrewsbury -- Henry IV : the new conspiracy -- Henry IV : uneasy lies the head. Disc 3. Henry V : signs of war -- Henry V : the band of brothers -- Henry VI : the red rose and the white. Disc 4. Henry VI : the fall of the protector -- Henry VI : the rabble from Kent -- Henry VI : the morning's war. Disc 5. Henry VI : the sun in splendour -- Richard III : the dangerous brother -- Richard III : the boar hunt.
credits note
Music composed and conducted by Christopher Whelen ; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble ; title music composed by Arthur Bliss ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Lionel Salter, conductor.
general note
Based on the plays of William Shakespeare.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally broadcast as 15 episodes of a BBC mini-series in 1960.
performer
Robert Hardy, Judi Dench, Sean Connery, Eileen Atkins, Hermione Baddeley, Paul Daneman, Tom Fleming, Julian Glover, Mary Morris, Frank Pettingell, Terry Scully, David William.
abstract
"Based on William Shakespeare's history plays. An Age of Kings chronicles the turmoil, power, mystery and frailty of Britain's monarchs from Richard II (1377-1399) to Richard III (1483-1485)"--Container.
language note
In English.
catalogue key
6791463
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD, Dolby digital.

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