An Age of Kings | Richard III

Richard III

Part Fourteen of a fifteen-part BBC series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies). This is the first part of Richard III. The Prince of Wales, heir to Henry VI has been murdered, Henry himself has been killed, and Edward IV, recently crowned in London, is threatened by Gloucester's determination to win the crown.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC TV
  • Duration: 59'34''
  • Broadcast date: 1960

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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