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An age of kings [videorecording] / BBC
DVDs DVDs | BBC/Warner Home Video | c2009 | [Fullscreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-TV (Call number: AGE)
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Adult DVD-TV AGE CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Burbank, CA : BBC/Warner Home Video, c2009.
Edition
[Fullscreen version.]
Descript
5 videodiscs (ca. 947 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Robert Hardy, Judi Dench, Sean Connery, Eileen Atkins, Hermione Baddeley, Paul Daneman, Tom Fleming, Julian Glover, Mary Morris, Frank Pettingell, Terry Scully, David William.
Credits
Producer, Peter Dews ; director, Michael Hayes ; music composed and conducted by Christopher Whelen ; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble ; title music composed by Arthur Bliss ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Lionel Salter, conductor.
Note
Originally broadcast as 15 episodes of a BBC mini-series in 1960.
Based on the plays of William Shakespeare.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
"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.
Contents
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.
Local Note
MW, 5-09
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Genre
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Note
Shakespeare's an age of kings
ISBN
1419879014
9781419879012
ISBN/ISSN
883929058266
Music #
1000090025 BBC/Warner Home Video
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