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The Morte d'Arthur

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by Sir Thomas Malory, edited by John Barton
Malory's prose masterpiece was written in 1470 while he was imprisoned in Newgate Jail. He wove together the many legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and created the great romantic story of Arthur, the sword Excalibur, the treachery of his son Mordred, and the love of Lancelot for Arthur's Queen Guenevere, which has inspired painters, poets and writers throughout the centuries.
Feature: page 8 Woddis On: page 85

Contributors

Author: Sir Thomas Malory
Edited By: John Barton
Music composed by: Stephen Oliver
Costume: Ann Arnold
Make-up: Susie Bancroft
Lighting: Peter Booth
Designer: Gavin Davies
Producer: Robin Midgley
Devised and directed by: Gillian Lynn
King Arthur: Jeremy Brett
Queen Guenevere: Barbara Kellermann
Sir Lancelot: David Robb
Sir Mordred: Nickolas Grace
The Bishop of Canterbury: Anton Dolin
Sir Thomas Malory: John Barton
Sir Gawaine: Roland Alexander
Sir Bors: Roy Jones
Sir Agravaine: Frederick Warder
Sir Bedivere: Barrie Young
Sir Pettipace: Maurice Lane
Sir Gareth: Jona Jones
Sir Gaheris: Graeme Edler
Sir Urre: John Thornton
Queen: Val Meredok
Queen: Cheryl Pay
Queen: Judi Trott

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