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Screen Two: Edward II


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Derek Jarman's distinctive adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's Jacobean tragedy was released to almost universal critical acclaim. Tilda Swinton won the Best Actress award at the Venice Film Festival for her performance, and this BBC film also won awards at the Berlin and Dinard Film Festivals. From the dungeon in which he is imprisoned, King Edward recalls the train of events which led to his downfall.
Screenplay by Derek Jarman. Stephen McBride and Ken Butler
Producers Steve Clark-Hall, Antony Root
SEE FILMS pages 33-40
The uncompromising Derek Jarman


Unknown: Christopher Marlowe
Unknown: Tilda Swinton
Unknown: Derek Jarman.
Unknown: Stephen McBride
Unknown: Ken Butler
Producers: Steve Clark-Hall
Producers: Antony Root
Unknown: Derek Jarman
Edward II: Steven Waddington
Isabella: Tilda Swinton
Gaveston: Andrew Tiernan
Mortimer: Nigel Terry
Bishop of Winchester: Dudley Sutton
Lightborn: Kevin Collins
Spencer: John Lynch
Kent: Jerome Flynn
Prince Edward: Jody Graber
Bishop: Roger Hammond
Poet: Allan Corduner
Singer: Annie Lennox

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