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1 :01x01 - Richard II (Part 1): the Hollow Crown

Apr/28/1960
In 1397, Richard II sits on the throne of England but he's a hollow man who wears a hollow crown.
Guest Stars: David William as King Richard II | John Ringham as Lord Berkeley | Frank Windsor as Bishop of Carlisle | Leon Shepperdson as Earl of Salisbury | Patrick Garland as Sir Stephen Scroop | Sean Connery as Harry Percy | Brian Smith as Servant | Alan Rowe as Lord Ross | George A. Cooper as Earl of Northumberland | Juliet Cooke as Queen Isabella | Geoffrey Bayldon as Duke of York | Edgar Wreford as John of Gaunt | Thom Fleming as Henry Bolingbroke | Noel Johnson as Thomas Mowbray | David Andrews (2) as Sir John Bushy | Terence Lodge as Sir William Bagot | Jerome Willis as Sir Henry Green | Julian Glover as Lord Marshal
Director: Michael Hayes

2 :01x02 - Richard II (Part 2): the Desposing of a King

May/12/1960
Richard II has his throne taken away from him by Henry Bolingbroke whom he previously banished from England. Bolingbroke reigns as Henry IV but there remains one huge problem: what should he do about Richard?
Guest Stars: Frank Windsor as Bishop of Carlisle | Michael Graham Cox (3) as Abbot of Westminster | Mary Law as Duchess of York | Robert Lang (1) as Sir Pierce of Exton | Anthony Valentine as Exton's Servant | Julian Glover as Groom | Gordon Gostelow as Gardener | Terence Lodge as Servant | Eileen Atkins as Attendant #2 | Thom Fleming as Henry Bolingbroke | George A. Cooper as Earl of Northumberland | Sean Connery as Harry Percy | David William as King Richard II | John Greenwood (1) as Duke of Aumerle | Juliet Cooke as Queen Isabella | Margaret Barton as Attendant #1
Director: Michael Hayes

3 :01x03 - Henry IV (Part 1): Rebellion from the North

May/26/1960
Henry IV faces his first major challenge as king when the powerful Percy family revolts against him. But putting down the rebellion means that the king's son, Prince Hal, will have to face his close friend, Harry Percy aka Hotspur, on the battlefield.
Guest Stars: Michael Graham Cox (3) as Carrier | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Gadshill | Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph | Terence Lodge as Peto | Patricia Heneghan as Lady Percy | Timothy Harley as Francis | John Ringham as Vintner | Angela Baddeley as Mistress Quickly | Robert Lang (1) as Sheriff | Jerome Willis as Carrier | Sean Connery as Harry Percy | Thom Fleming as King Henry IV | Julian Glover as Earl of Westmoreland | Frank Windsor as Sir Walter Blunt | Patrick Garland as John of Lancaster | Robert Hardy as Prince Hal | Frank Pettingell as Sir John Falstaff | Brian Smith as Poins | Geoffrey Bayldon as Earl of Worcester | George A. Cooper as Earl of Northumberland
Director: Michael Hayes

4 :01x04 - Henry IV (Part 2): the Road to Shrewsbury

Jun/09/1960
The forces of Henry IV face the forces of the rebellious Percys at the Battle of Shrewsbury thus pitting Prince Hal against his close friend, Hotspur.
Guest Stars: Anthony Valentine as Messenger | Alan Rowe as Sir Richard Vernon | Julian Glover as Earl of Westmoreland | Edgar Wreford as Richard Scroop | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Sir Michael | Patrick Garland as John of Lancaster | Robert Hardy as Prince Hal | William Squire (2) as Owen Glendower | Andrew Faulds as Earl of Douglas | Angela Baddeley as Mistress Quickly | Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph | Sean Connery as Harry Percy | David Andrews (2) as Edmund Mortimer | Geoffrey Bayldon as Earl of Worcester | Patricia Heneghan as Lady Percy | Valerie Gearon as Lady Mortimer | Thom Fleming as King Henry IV | Frank Windsor as Sir Walter Blunt | Frank Pettingell as Sir John Falstaff
Director: Michael Hayes

5 :01x05 - Henry IV (Part 3): the New Conspiracy

Jun/23/1960
As Henry IV, Part II begins, the monarch faces new crises in his reign.
Guest Stars: Angela Baddeley as Mistress Quickly | Alan Rowe as Snare | Jeremy Bisley as Gower | Margaret Courtenay as Lady Northumberland | Patricia Heneghan as Lady Percy | Robert Hardy as Prince Hal | Brian Smith as Poins | Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph | Thom Fleming as King Henry IV | Hermione Baddeley as Doll Tearsheet | Robert Lang (1) as Lord Hastings | Noel Johnson as Thomas Mowbray | David Andrews (2) as Lord Bardolph | John Ringham as Fang/Porter | George A. Cooper as Pistol/Northumberland | Terence Lodge as Travers/Peto | Jerome Willis as Morton | Frank Pettingell as Sir John Falstaff | Dane Howell as Page | Geoffrey Bayldon as Lord Chief Justice | John Greenwood (1) as Servant | Edgar Wreford as Archbishop of York
Director: Michael Hayes

6 :01x06 - Henry IV (Part 4): Uneasy Lies the Head

Jul/07/1960
Upon the death of Henry IV, Prince Hal assumes the English throne as Henry V and quickly mends the freewheeling ways of his youth to become a real king.
Guest Stars: John Ringham as Humphrey of Gloucester | Robert Lang (1) as Lord Hastings | Noel Johnson as Thomas Mowbray | Edgar Wreford as Archbishop of York | Alan Rowe as Harcourt | Robert Hardy as Prince Hal | Geoffrey Bayldon as Lord Chief Justice | Michael Graham Cox (3) as Davy | George A. Cooper as Pistol | Terry Wale as Wart | Julian Glover as Earl of Westmoreland | Patrick Garland as Prince John of Lancaster | William Squire (2) as Justice Shallow | Thom Fleming as King Henry IV | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Earl of Warwick | John Warner as Silence | Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph | Dane Howell as Page | Frank Pettingell as Sir John Falstaff | Terence Lodge as Mouldy | Leon Shepperdson as Shadow | Brian Smith as Feeble
Director: Michael Hayes

7 :01x07 - Henry V (Part 1): Signs of War

Jul/21/1960
Henry V has a claim to the throne of France and intends to press it whether the French like it or not.
Guest Stars: George Selway as Constable of France | John Warner as Louis the Dauphin | Alan Rowe as King Charles VI | John Ringham as Duke of Gloucester | Patrick Garland as Duke of Bedford | Timothy Harley as Boy | Terence Lodge as Messenger | Jerome Willis as Duke of Orleans | Adrian Brine as Duke of Bourbon | Stephanie Bidmead as Queen Isabel | Judi Dench as Princess Katherine | Yvette Coulette as Alice | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Fluellen | Jeremy Bisley as Gower | Angela Baddeley as Mistress Quickly | George A. Cooper as Pistol | William Squire (2) as Chorus | Robert Hardy as King Henry V | Noel Johnson as Duke of Exeter | Julian Glover as Earl of Westmoreland | Cyril Luckham as Archbishop of Canterbury | Leon Shepperdson as Rambures | Frank Windsor as Earl of Cambridge | Brian Smith as Lord Scroop | David Andrews (2) as Nym | Michael Graham Cox (3) as Macmorris | Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph | Joby Blanshard as Jamy | Anthony Valentine as Herald | Tony Garnett as Sir Thomas Grey
Director: Michael Hayes

8 :01x08 - Henry V (Part 2): the Band of Brothers

Aug/04/1960
It's once more unto the breach when Henry V attacks France in order to seize the French throne for himself. His campaign culminates in the Battle of Agincourt.
Guest Stars: Julian Glover as Earl of Westmoreland | Adrian Brine as Duke of Bourbon | Terence Lodge as Le Fer | Leon Shepperdson as Rambures | George Selway as Constable of France | John Warner as Louis the Dauphin | Noel Johnson as Duke of Exeter | David Andrews (2) as Earl of Salisbury | Robert Lang (1) as Montjoy | John Greenwood (1) as Duke of York | Timothy Harley as Boy | Anthony Valentine as English Herald | Alan Rowe as King Charles VI | Stephanie Bidmead as Queen Isabel | Jerome Willis as Duke of Orleans | Michael Graham Cox (3) as Macmorris | Joby Blanshard as Jamy | William Squire (2) as Chorus | Robert Hardy as King Henry V | John Ringham as Duke of Gloucester | Patrick Garland as Duke of Bedford | Gordon Gostelow as Sir Thomas Erphingham | George A. Cooper as Pistol | Jeremy Bisley as Captain Gower | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Fluellen | Yvonne Coulette as Alice | Frank Windsor as Williams | Judi Dench as Princess Katherine | Tony Garnett as Bates | Edgar Wreford as Duke of Burgundy | Terry Wale as Court
Director: Michael Hayes

9 :01x09 - Henry VI (Part 1): the Red Rose and the White

Aug/25/1960
After the premature death of Henry V, his infant son ascends the throne of England as Henry VI.
Guest Stars: Timothy Harley as Servant | Derek Ware as Servant | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Servant | Leon Shepperdson as Woodville | Michael Graham Cox (3) as Lord Mayor of London | Jack May as Richard Plantegenet | Edgar Wreford as Earl of Suffolk | Alan Rowe as Earl of Somerset | Frank Windsor as Earl of Warwick | Tony Garnett as Vernon | Terry Scully as King Henry VI | Mary Morris as Margaret | Jeremy Bisley as Warder | Julian Glover as Warder | Patrick Garland as Duke of Bedford | John Ringham as Duke of Gloucester | Noel Johnson as Duke of Exeter | Robert Lang (1) as Bishop of Winchester | John Greenwood (1) as Messenger | Terry Wale as Messenger | John Murray Scott as Messenger | Jerome Willis as Charles the Dauphin | Anthony Valentine as Duke of Alanson | John Warner as Duke of Anjou | David Andrews (2) as Bastard of Orleans | Eileen Atkins as Joan of Arc
Director: Michael Hayes

10 :01x10 - Henry VI (Part 2): the Fall of a Protector

Sep/08/1960
Henry VI finally attains majority and takes the throne of England in his own right but proves to be far less of a king than his well-remembered father, Henry V.
Guest Stars: Timothy Harley as Citizen/Prentice | John Murray Scott as Spirit | Nan Marriott-Watson as Mother Jordan | Jeremy Bisley as John Southwell | Terence Lodge as Bolingbroke | John Warner as Saunder Simpcox | Audrey Noble as Mrs. Simpcox | Jerome Willis as Sir John Stanley | Tony Garnett as Neighbor | Terry Wale as Neighbor | Jeffry Wickham as Sheriff | Gordon Gostelow as Earl of Salisbury | Leon Shepperdson as Beadle | Julian Glover as Thomas Horner | Derek Ware as Peter Thump | Anthony Valentine as Petitioner/Noble | Edgar Wreford as Duke of Suffolk | Terry Scully as King Henry VI | Mary Morris as Queen Margaret | John Ringham as Duke of Gloucester | Robert Lang (1) as Cardinal Beaufort | Frank Windsor as Earl of Warwick | Jack May as Duke of York | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Duke of Buckingham | Alan Rowe as Duke of Somerset | Nancie Jackson as Duchess of Gloucester | John Greenwood (1) as Messenger/Prentice | Patrick Garland as John Hume | David Andrews (2) as Petitioner
Director: Michael Hayes

11 :01x11 - Henry VI (Part 3): the Rabble from Kent

Sep/22/1960
Civil unrest at home and military setbacks in France lead to turmoil in the kingdom of Henry VI.
Guest Stars: Leon Shepperdson as Sir Humphrey Stafford | Barry Jackson as Michael | Terry Wale as Clerk of Chatham | Anthony Valentine as Dick the Butcher | Esmond Knight as Jack Cade | Tony Garnett as John Holland | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Duke of Buckingham | John Warner as Lord Say | John Barcroft as Lord Clifford | Jerome Willis as Young Clifford | Jeffry Wickham as Alexander Iden | Jack May as Duke of York | Julian Glover as Edward | Paul Daneman as Richard | Timothy Harley as George Bevis | Jeremy Bisley as Gentleman/Messenger | John Greenwood (1) as Gentleman/Messenger | John Ringham as Duke of Gloucester | Terence Lodge as Murderer/Smith the Weaver | Adrian Brine as Murderer/Walter Whitmore | Patrick Garland as Murderer/George | Edgar Wreford as Duke of Suffolk | Terry Scully as King Henry VI | Mary Morris as Queen Margaret | Robert Lang (1) as Cardinal Beaufort | Derek Ware as Master's Mate | David Andrews (2) as Sea Captain | John Murray Scott as Vaux | Gordon Gostelow as Earl of Salisbury | Frank Windsor as Earl of Warwick | Alan Rowe as Duke of Somerset
Director: Michael Hayes

12 :01x12 - Henry VI (Part 4): the Morning's War

Oct/06/1960
The War of the Roses begins when the Duke of York claims the throne of England for himself.
Guest Stars: Terence Lodge as Duke of Exeter | John Greenwood (1) as Prince of Wales | Derek Ware as Gabriel | Anthony Valentine as Sir John Mortimer | John Murray Scott as Messenger | Timothy Harley as Sinklo | John Warner as Humphrey | Jane Wenham as Elizabeth | Jeremy Bisley as Nobleman | Tony Garnett as Messenger | Leon Shepperdson as Earl of Westmoreland | Jerome Willis as Lord Clifford | Terry Scully as King Henry VI | Mary Morris as Queen Margaret | Jack May as Duke of York | Frank Windsor as Duke of Warwick | Julian Glover as King Edward IV | Patrick Garland as Duke of Clarence | Paul Daneman as Duke of Gloucester | Adrian Brine as Marquess of Montague | Jeffry Wickham as Duke of Norfolk | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Earl of Northumberland
Director: Michael Hayes

13 :01x13 - Henry VI (Part 5): the Sun in Splendour

Oct/20/1960
Henry VI, having been earlier deposed as king, is brought back to the throne as the War of the Roses continues. But how long will his second stint wearing the crown last?
Guest Stars: John Murray Scott as Messenger | Hennie Scott as Henry Tudor | Derek Ware as Huntsman | David Andrews (2) as Lord Hastings | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Lord Rivers | Jeffry Wickham as Mayor of York | Terry Wale as Soldier | Terence Lodge as Duke of Exeter | Jeremy Bisley as Messenger | Tony Garnett as Sir John Somerville | Adrian Brine as Marquess of Montague | Leon Shepperdson as Messenger | Timothy Harley as Messenger | John Ringham as Watchman | Jane Wenham as Queen Elizabeth | Terry Scully as King Henry VI | Mary Morris as Queen Margaret | John Warner as King Louis XI | Tamara Hinchco as Lady Bona | John Greenwood (1) as Prince of Wales | Robert Lang (1) as Earl of Oxford | Frank Windsor as Earl of Warwick | Julian Glover as King Edward IV | Alan Rowe as Duke of Somerset | Patrick Garland as Duke of Clarence | Paul Daneman as Duke of Gloucester | Anthony Valentine as Post
Director: Michael Hayes

14 :01x14 - Richard III (Part 1): the Dangerous Brother

Nov/03/1960
As the House of York takes ascendancy in the Wars of the Roses, Richard of Gloucester plots to seize the throne of England, now held by his brother Edward IV, for himself.
Guest Stars: Robert Lang (1) as Murderer | Terry Wale as Murderer | Julian Glover as King Edward IV | Anthony Valentine as Marquess of Dorset | Alan Rowe as Sir Richard Ratcliff | Violet Carson as Duchess of York | Jeffry Wickham as Archbishop of York | Terence Lodge as Messenger | Hugh Janes as Prince Edward | John Sharp (1) as Lord Mayor of London | Jerome Willis as Cardinal Bouchier | John Ringham as Sir William Catesby | Mary Morris as Queen Margaret | Jack May as Lord Stanley | Paul Daneman as King Richard III | Patrick Garland as Duke of Clarence | Frank Windsor as Sir Robert Brackenbury | Jill Dixon as Lady Anne Neville | David Andrews (2) as Lord Hastings | John Greenwood (1) as Gentleman | Terry Scully as King Henry VI | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Earl Rivers | Leon Shepperdson as Lord Grey | Jane Wenham as Queen Elizabeth | Edgar Wreford as Duke of Buckingham
Director: Michael Hayes

15 :01x15 - 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?
Guest Stars: Terry Wale as Sir Christopher Urswick | John Murray Scott as Messenger | Derek Ware as Messenger | Terence Lodge as Sir James Tyrell | Timothy Harley as Messenger | Frank Windsor as Sir Robert Brackenbury | Jerome Willis as Henry Tudor | Julian Glover as Earl of Oxford | Michael Wells as Sir Walter Herbert | Jeffry Wickham as Sir James Blount | Barry Jackson as Earl of Surrey | Terry Scully as Ghost of Henry VI | Patrick Garland as Ghost of Duke of Clarence | Hugh James as Ghost of King Edward V | Michael Lewis (4) as Ghost of Richard of York | Anthony Valentine as Marquess of Dorset | Jane Wenham as Queen Elizabeth | Jill Dixon as Queen Anne | David Andrews (2) as Lord Hastings | John Ringham as Sir William Catesby | Jack May as Lord Stanley | Jeremy Bisley as Sir John | Edgar Wreford as Duke of Buckingham | Alan Rowe as Sir Richard Ratcliff | Kenneth Farrington (1) as Earl Rivers | Leon Shepperdson as Lord Grey | Robert Lang (1) as Sir Thomas Vaughn | Frank Pettingell as Bishop of Ely | Adrian Brine as Lord Lovell | Paul Daneman as King Richard III | John Sharp (1) as Lord Mayor of London | Violet Carson as Duchess of York | John Greenwood (1) as Ghost of Prince Edward
Director: Michael Hayes
Warning: An Age of Kings guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Drama | History
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC one ( United Kingdom)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: April 28, 1960
Ended: November 17, 1960
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