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The Wars of the Roses
Release Date: April 08, 1965
|Production Companies||:||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|Director||:||Peter Hall, Robin Midgley, Michael Hayes, John Barton|
|Writers||:||William Shakespeare, John Barton|
A 1965 BBC adaptation of William Shakespeare's first historical tetralogy (1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI and Richard III), which deals with the conflict between the House of Lancaster and the House of York over the throne of England, a conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. It was based on the 1963 theatre adaptation by John Barton, and directed by Peter Hall for the Royal Shakespeare Company.