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Wars of the Roses (2005, The Bell Shakespeare Company)

TitleWars of the Roses
Theater CompanyThe Bell Shakespeare Company
Release LocationsAustralia
Start Date2005-03
End Date2005-05
Play ConnectionsHenry VI, Part 1 (abridgment)
Henry VI, Part 2 (abridgment)
Henry VI, Part 3 (abridgment)
Media Collections


John Bell's adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry VI trilogy distilled into one evening of two remarkable parts: Harry The Sixth and Edward 4.

The Bell Shakespeare Company — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Joan of Arc/Eleanor/Lady Bona/RutlandGeorgia Adamson
Exeter/Lieutenant of TowerRobert Alexander
Gloucester/Stafford/Iden/OxfordJohn Batchelor
Young John Talbot/MargaretBlazey Best
Alencon/Edward, Duke of YorkDavid Davies
Burgundy/John Hume/Lady Elizabeth GreyJulia Davis
Orleans / George, Duke of ClarenceJulian Garner
Orleans/George, Duke of ClarenceJulian Garner
Dauphin/Saunder Simpcox/RichardDarren Gilshenan
Talbot/BolingbrokePeter Lamb
Henry VIJoe Manning
Somerset/Prince EdwardMatthew Moore
WarwickRichard Piper
Winchester/Jack Cade/BuckinghamChristopher Stollery
Master of TextChristopher Stollery
York/RiversGreg Stone
Reignier/Margery Jourdain/Old CliffordJohn Turnbull
Suffolk/King Louis/Young CliffordTimothy Walter

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn Bell
DesignerStephen Curtis
Lighting DesignerPeter Neufeld
Composer/Musical DirectorPhillip Johnston
Fight DirectorNigel Poulton

Company Overview

Theater Company The Bell Shakespeare Company

Production information courtesy of: The Bell Shakespeare Company [website]