The Wars of the Roses | Henry VI – Part 1

Henry VI Part I

Part 1 of the first of a three-part televised adaptation of Shakespeare’s minor tetralogy (three parts of Henry VI and Richard III) encompassing the period from the loss of the British Empire in France to the founding of the Tudor dynasty. Originally a Royal Shakespeare Company production directed by Peter Hall and John Barton, the four plays were condensed into three screenplays: Henry VI, Edward I and Richard III.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 01'27'00''
  • Broadcast date: 1965

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

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