An Age of Kings

An Age of Kings

15 part mini-series which aired on the BBC in 1960 that dealt with English kings in an 86 year period from Richard II to Richard III. The series itself was based upon the history plays of William Shakespeare. Sean Connery and Judi Dench were two future stars who appeared in the production.

Episode Info

Final: 1x15 -- Richard III (Part 2): the Boar Hunt (Nov/17/1960)

Richard III has lied, cheated, and murdered his way onto the throne of England but faces one final challenge to keep his monarchy. Will he lose his kingdom for a horse?

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Producer: Peter Dews
Make-up: Tommy Manderson
Based On The Works Of: William Shakespeare
Script Editor: Eric Crozier
Music Score: Arthur Bliss
Original Music: Christopher Whelen

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Recurring Guests

John Ringham as Lord Berkeley (21 eps)
Kenneth Farrington as Gadshill (21 eps)
Patrick Garland as Sir Stephen Scroop (21 eps)
Terence Lodge as Sir William Bagot (20 eps)
Julian Glover as Lord Marshal (20 eps)
Frank Windsor as Bishop of Carlisle (19 eps)
Robert Lang as Sir Pierce of Exton (19 eps)
David Andrews (2) as Sir John Bushy (18 eps)
Alan Rowe as Snare (16 eps)
Jerome Willis as Duke of Orleans (15 eps)

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