An Age of Kings | Henry VI

Henry VI Part I

Part Nine 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 Henry VI. The victory at Agincourt confirms Henry V as a great military leader. Henry dies young, leaving an infant son in the protectorship of his brothers. The English nobles revive their quarrel about the rightful succession.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC TV
  • Duration: 58'57''
  • Broadcast date: 1960

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

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