The BBC Television Shakespeare | The Life and Death of King John

King John

A 1984 BBC television presentation of Shakespeare's history play. This was broadcast as part of the 37-play BBC Television Shakespeare project. It also featured the last recorded performance by Leonard Rossiter, who died between production and transmission.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 2'37'00''
  • Broadcast date: 1984

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

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