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Shakespeare: An Age Of Kings (BBC)(1960)
  Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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SHAKESPEARE: AN AGE OF KINGS
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BBC Television Production
Based on the Plays by  William Shakespeare
Produced by Peter Dews
Directed by Michael Hayes
Script Editor: Eric Crozier

UK Drama Series 1960 15 plays (28Apr60-17Nov60)

Recurring Cast includes:
David Andrews ... Lord Hastings
Patrick Garland ... John of Lancaster
Julian Glover ... Earl of Westmoreland
John Ringham ... Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester
Alan Rowe ... Charles VI
Frank Windsor ... Earl of Warwick
Kenneth Farrington ... Fluellen
Terence Lodge ... Duke of Exeter
Leon Shepperdson ... Lord Grey
Anthony Valentine ... English herald
Jerome Willis ... Duke of Orleans
Edgar Wreford ... Archbishop of York
Jeremy Bisley ... Gower
Robert Lang ... Cardinal Beaufort

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BBC Television (28Apr60-17Nov60)

[01] An Age of Kings: THE HOLLOW CROWN (First 3 acts of Richard II)
28Apr1960 BBC
01Mar1962 New York

[02] An Age of Kings: THE DEPOSING OF A KING (Last act of Richard II)
12May1960 BBC
08Mar1962 New York
08Feb1963 New York
starring
David William in the title role.
Summary:
The last three acts of Shakespeare's "Richard II" in a moving and poetic performance in this BBC production. [RF]

[03] An Age of Kings: REBELLION FROM THE NORTH (Henry IV pt. 1)
26May1960 BBC
15Mar1962 New York
22Mar1963 New York 9:30 pm WNED-TV Educational Television repeated by popular demand.
Summary:
The powerful Percy family lead by Northumberland gathers an army to attack King Henry IV, forcing Henry to cancel
his trip to the Holy Land and setting the stage for the Civil War, in "Rebellion from the North". [RF]

[04] An Age of Kings: THE ROAD TO SHREWSBURY (Henry IV pt. 1)
09Jun1960 BBC
22Mar1962 New York
29Mar1963 New York 9:30 pm WNED-TV Educational Television repeated by popular demand.
Summary:
The armies of King Henry IV and the northern rebels meet at Shrewsbury. [RF]

[05] An Age of Kings: THE NEW CONSPIRACY: (Henry IV Part 3)
23 June 1960 BBC

[06] An Age of Kings: UNEASY LIES THE HEAD: (Henry IV Part 4)
7 July 1960 BBC

[07] An Age of Kings: SIGNS OF WAR: (Henry V Part 1)
21 July 1960 BBC

[08] An Age of Kings: THE BAND OF BROTHERS: (Henry V Part 2)
4 August 1960 BBC

[09] An Age of Kings: THE RED ROSE AND THE WHITE: (Henry VI Part 1)
25 August 1960 BBC

[10] An Age of Kings: THE FALL OF A PROTECTOR: (Henry VI Part 2)
8 September 1960 BBC

[11] An Age of Kings: THE RABBLE FROM KENT: (Henry VI Part 3)
22 September 1960 BBC

[12] An Age of Kings: THE MORNING'S WAR: (Henry VI Part 4)
6 October 1960 BBC

[13] An Age of Kings: THE SUN IN SPLENDOUR: (Henry VI Part 5)
20 October 1960 BBC

[14] An Age of Kings: THE DANGEROUS BROTHER: (Richard III Part 1)
3 November 1960 BBC

[15] An Age of Kings: THE BOAR HUNT: (Richard III Part 2) (Acts 3,4, & 5)
17-Nov-1960 BBC
10-Sept-1964 Thur [US]
Cast:
Paul Daneman ...... Richard III
Edgar Wreford ..... Duke of Buckingham
Jerome Willis ..... Earl of Richamond
Through dark planning and bloodshed, Richard at last mounts the throne of England.
Dr. Frank Baxter provides opening and closing commentary. [RF]

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