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Film Matinee: A Man for All Seasons

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starring Paul Scofield
Wendy Hiller , Leo McKern Robert Shaw , Orson Welles and Susannah York
When Henry VIII declares himself head of the English church and rejects Papal authority, he meets with little opposition from his corrupt courtiers and churchmen. Henry seeks the approval and support of one man alone: Sir Thomas More , his Chancellor. More's refusal to endorse the king's action and his subsequent resignation and obstinate silence bring him into tragic conflict with the monarch.
Fred Zinnemann 's powerful film version of Robert Bolt's play won six Oscars and features one of the most distinguished casts ever assembled for a British production.
Screenplay by ROBERT BOLT from his play Produced and directed by FRED ZINNEMANN Films: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Wendy Hiller
Unknown: Leo McKern
Unknown: Robert Shaw
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Sir Thomas More
Unknown: Fred Zinnemann
Unknown: Robert Bolt
Directed By: Fred Zinnemann
Thomas More: Paul Scofield
Alice: Wendy Hiller
Cromwell: Leo McKern
Henry VIII: Robert Shaw
Cardinal Wolsey: Orson Welles
Margaret: Susannah York
Duke of Norfolk: Nigel Davenport
Rich: John Hurt
Roper: Corin Redgrave
Matthew: Colin Blakely
Cranmer: Cyril Luckham
Chief Justice: Jack Gwillim
Boatman: Thomas Heathcote
Averil Machin: Yootha Joyce
King's representative: Anthony Nichols
Jailer: John Nettleton

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Film Matinee: A Man for All Seasons

BBC One London, 16 January 1983 13.55






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