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An Age of Kings: 1: The Hollow Crown

Synopsis

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The Pageant of English History written by William Shakespeare.

Contributors

Writer: William Shakespeare
Composer: Christopher Whelen
Composer: Sir Arthur Bliss
Musicians: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Lionel Natter
Designer: Stanley Morris
Script Editor: Eric Crozier
Director: Michael Hayes
Producer: Peter Dews
King Richard the Second: David William
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, Uncle to the King: Edgar Wreford
Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford, Son to John of Gaunt: Tom Fleming
Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk: Noel Johnson
Sir John Bushy: David Andrews
Sir William Bagot: Terence Lodge
Sir Henry Green: Jerome Willis
Lord Marshal: Julian Glover
Duke of Aumerle, Son to the Duke of York: John Greenwood
Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, Uncle to the King: Geoffrey Bayldon
Queen to King Richard: Juliet Cooke
Earl of Northumberland: George A. Cooper
Lord Ross: Alan Rowe
Lord Willoughby: Gordon Gostelow
Servant to the Duke of York: Brian Smith
Harry Percy, surnamed Hotspur, Son to Northumberland: Sean Connery
Lord Berkeley: John Ringham
Bishop of Carlisle: Frank Windsor
Earl of Salisbury: Leon Shepperdson
Sir Stephen Scroop: Patrick Garland
[Actress]: Eileen Atkins
[Actress]: Maggie Barton
[Actor]: Jeremy Bisley
[Actor]: Anthony Valentine
[Actor]: Michael Graham Cox
[Actor]: Terry Wale
[Actor]: Derek Ware
[Actress]: Pamela Craig
[Actor]: John H. Moore
[Actor]: Terry Scully
[Actor]: Stanley Platts
[Actor]: Peter Holmes
[Actor]: William Patenall
[Actor]: Desmond Newling
[Actor]: Martin Scott

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