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0101What Is A Man?2010021420100214 (R7)
20100220
20110523 (R4+)
20110524 (R4+)
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England's first King of the House of Anjou, Henry II faced conflict with his sons.
Series of plays by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, about the early years of the Plantagenet dynasty.
The first of the House of Anjou to be king of England, Henry II's long reign was finally beset by conflict with his sons.
King Henry II....David Warner
Queen Eleanor....Jane Lapotaire
Prince Richard....Joseph Cohen-cole
Prince Hal....Piers Wehner
Prince Geoffrey....Rhys Jennings
William Marshall....Stephen Hogan
Bertran de Bourne....Bruce Alexander
King Louis....Philip Fox
Courtier....John Biggins
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
Mike Walker's trilogy stars David Warner.
Henry II's long reign was finally beset by conflict with his sons.
0102Lionheart2010022120100221 (R7)
20100227
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King Henry II refuses to acknowledge Prince Richard as heir, so he turns to the Crusades.
Series of plays by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, charting the early years of the Plantagenet dynasty.
Prince Richard has become heir apparent, but in the face of Henry II's refusal to acknowledge his position, he turns to the Crusades.
Queen Eleanor....Jane Lapotaire
Richard....Ed Stoppard
King Henry II....David Warner
William Marshall....Stephen Hogan
King Philip....John Biggins
Saladin....Raad Rawi
El-adel....Khalid Laith
Baldwin....Ewan Hooper
Prince John....Neil Stuke
Hugh....Philip Fox
Robert of Champagne....Rhys Jennings
Conrad....Piers Wehner
With Bruce Alexander and Joseph Cohen-cole
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
King Henry II refuses to acknowledge Prince Richard as heir apparent, so he turns to the Crusades.
Stars David Warner.
Prince Richard, the heir apparent to Henry II, turns to the Crusades.
0103 LASTJohn, By The Grace Of God2010022820100228 (R7)
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20110525 (R4+)
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Not expecting to gain the throne, Henry II's son reveals a talent for making enemies.
Series of plays by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, chronicling the early years of the Plantagenet dynasty.
The fourth son of Henry II never expected to succeed to the English throne. When he does, he reveals a talent for making enemies.
Queen Eleanor....Jane Lapotaire
King Richard....Ed Stoppard
King John....Neil Stuke
William Marshall....Stephen Hogan
Prince Arthur....Ryan Watson
Queen Isabelle....Emerald O'Hanrahan
King Philip....John Biggins
Saladin....Raad Rawi
El-Adel....Khalid Laith
Doctor/Langton....Ewan Hooper
Girard....Joseph Cohen-cole
De Roche....Bruce Alexander
Fitzwalter....Piers Wehner
Will Marshall....Rhys Jennings
Prince Henry....Bertie Gilbert
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
The fourth son of Henry II never expected to succeed to the English throne.
When he does, he reveals a talent for making enemies.
The fourth son of Henry II succeeds to the throne and reveals a talent for making enemies.
Henry II's fourth son reveals a talent for making enemies.
Never expecting to succeed to the English throne, Henry II's fourth son reveals a talent for making enemies.
Stars Neil Stuke.
0201Edward I - Old Soldiers2011052920110604
20130611 (R4+)
20130612 (R4+)
Edward I is a soldier, lover and father of a wayward son. With Philip Jackson.
4 Extra Debut. By Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles. Edward I is a soldier, lover and father of a wayward son. With Philip Jackson.
Edward the First - Old Soldiers
by Mike Walker.
Inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles.
Edward Longshanks - the Hammer of the Scots - was grief-stricken after the death of his first wife.
But he finds new love with Margaret, sister of the French King.
And heartache with his son Ned.
Edward 1st...
Philip Jackson
Margaret...Ellie Kendrick
Ned...
Sam Troughton
Gaveston...Simon Bubb
Wallace..
James Lailey
Roger Bigod...
Jonathan Forbes
With Sean Baker, Brian Bowles, Nyasha Hatendi, Stuart McLoughlin, Joanna Monro, Peter Polycarpou, Daniel Rabin, Alun Raglan and Jane Whittenshaw.
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Jessica Dromgoole
Philip Jackson, Sam Troughton and Patrick Kennedy take the roles of Edward the First, Edward the Second and Richard the Second in a new series of plays by Mike Walker chronicling the Plantagenet dynasty.
These plays tell the story of the birth of a new Europe after the dark ages.
The issues of control, of freedom, of belief, above all, perhaps, the temptations of power which are so familiar to us now were new to an age which had no template for domination on this scale.
Philip Jackson as Edward I.
An old soldier finds new love.
0202Edward Ii - The Greatest Traitor2011060520110611
20130612 (R4+)
20130613 (R4+)
Edward's power is prey to his passions, but his queen and ally find a passion of their own
Edward's power is prey to his passions, but his queen and most powerful ally find a passion of their own. With Sam Troughton.
Edward the Second - The Greatest Traitor
by Mike Walker.
Inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles.
While Edward's power is prey to his passions, his queen, Isabella, and his most powerful ally, Roger Mortimer, find a passion of their own.
Cast
Edward the Second - Sam Troughton
Isabella - Hattie Morahan
Mortimer - Trystan Gravelle
Prince Edward - Joseph Samrai
Despenser - Jonathan Forbes
Other parts were played by Sean Baker, Simon Bubb, James Lailey, Peter Polycarpou, Daniel Rabin, and Alun Raglan.
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Jessica Dromgoole
Philip Jackson, Sam Troughton and Patrick Kennedy take the roles of Edward the First, Edward the Second and Richard the Second in a new series of plays by Mike Walker chronicling the Plantagenet dynasty.
These plays tell the story of the birth of a new Europe after the dark ages.
The issues of control, of freedom, of belief, above all, perhaps, the temptations of power which are so familiar to us now were new to an age which had no template for domination on this scale.
Sam Troughton plays Edward II, prey to his passions.
0203 LASTRichard Ii - And All Our Dreams Will End In Death2011061220110618
20130613 (R4+)
20130614 (R4+)
Richard II struggles to introduce culture to the war-based English court.
Richard II struggles to introduce culture to the war-based English court. With Patrick Kennedy and Blake Ritson.
by Mike Walker.
Inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles.
Richard II, having proved his mettle in quelling the Peasants' Revolt, disappoints his courtiers as he pursues peace and culture as an alternative to fighting and swiving.
'Plantagenet' tells the story of the birth of a new Europe after the dark ages.
The issues of control, of freedom, of belief, above all, perhaps, the temptations of power which are so familiar to us now were new to an age which had no template for domination on this scale.
Richard II - Patrick Kennedy
Henry Bolingbroke - Blake Ritson
Queen Ann - Alex Tregear
Gloucester - Peter Polycarpou
John of Gaunt - Sean Baker
DeVere - James Lailey
Burley - Stuart McLoughlin
Tyler - Simon Bubb
Walworth - Daniel Rabin
John Ball - Jonathan Forbes
Joan - Claire Harry
Welshman - Alun Raglan
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Jessica Dromgoole.
Patrick Kennedy as Richard II, introducing culture to the English court.
0301Henry V - True Believers2012040120120407by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles. Young prince Hal will inherit an unstable throne, and a kingdom riven with heresy and rebellion. Victory over the rebel Hotspur, and then the French, will bring peace to England and glory to the king - but at what cost to the man?
Hal...Luke Treadaway
Catherine...Lydia Leonard
Thomas of Earlham...James Lailey
Sir John Oldcastle...Nicky Henson
Henry IV...Paul Moriarty
Badby...Simon Bubb
Bradmore...Carl Prekopp
With Rikki Lawton, Gerard McDermott and Christopher Webster
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Sasha Yevtushenko
Luke Treadaway, Al Weaver and Carl Prekopp take the roles of Henry the Fifth, Henry the Sixth and Richard the Third in the conclusion to Mike Walker's dramatic chronicle of the Plantagenets. From the greatest glory of the line in the reign of Henry the fifth, to the brutal infighting of the Wars of the Roses, the series charts the ultimate end of the first great dynasty of English kings.
Revealing the strange, troubled man behind the hero of Agincourt.
0302Henry Vi - A Simple Man2012040820120414by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles. The once-great England of Henry V is bankrupt and losing territory in France. The times call for a strong man who can unite the kingdom. Not the weak, idealistic Henry VI, pleading for peace and incapacitated by bouts of insanity. As the House of York grows in power, Queen Margaret is forced to take up arms to protect her royal line.
Henry VI... Al Weaver
Margaret...Aimee Ffion Edwards
York... Shaun Dooley
Cardinal Beaufort...Paul Moriarty
Warwick...Gerard McDermott
Somerset...Carl Prekopp
Edward of York...Simon Bubb
With Rikki Lawton, James Lailey and Christopher Webster
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Sasha Yevtushenko.
Henry VI takes the throne, proposing peace. But are the warlike English ready for peace?
0303 LASTRichard Iii - The Three Brothers2012041520120421by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles. Despite his rebellious brother Clarence, and the formidable dowager Queen Margaret, Edward IV manages to bring a modicum of stability to the kingdom of England. But discontent at the power of his wife and her family erupt into civil war after his death, and his brother Richard is forced to take increasingly drastic steps to uphold Plantagenet power.The final episode of the series.
Queen Elizabeth...Nancy Carroll
Edward 4th...Simon Bubb
Richard 3rd...Carl Prekopp
Clarence...Christopher Webster
Margaret...Aimee Ffion Edwards
Warwick...Gerard McDermott
Stafford...Adam Billington
Lewis...James Lailey
Bishop...Paul Moriarty
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Sasha Yevtushenko.
Richard III is forced to take increasingly drastic steps to uphold Plantagenet power.
 

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