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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Edward IV (1965, Michael Hayes)

TitleEdward IV
Release LocationsGB
DirectorMichael Hayes
MediumBlack & white video
Length3 hrs
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsHenry VI, Part 1 (recording)
Henry VI, Part 2 (recording)
Henry VI, Part 3 (recording)
SeriesWars of the Roses


Originally conceived and directed for the Stratford RSC stage by John Barton and Peter Hall, this series of programs adapts the minor tetralogy (three parts of Henry VI and Richard III) to three plays, called Henry VI, Edward IV and Richard III (see also 183, above, for description and 509)

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

MargaretPeggy Ashcroft
SomersetPhilip Brack
ExeterDonald Burton
Lord CliffordJohn Corvin
StaffordJeffery Dench
Edward IVRoy Dotrice
Jack CadeRoy Dotrice
Lady ElizabethSusan Engel
Son That Killed FatherPeter Geddis
GloucesterIan Holm
Lewis XIJohn Hussey
OxfordMaurice Jones
ClarenceCharles Kay
Lord SayDonald Layne-Smith
WarwickBrewster Mason
RutlandFergus McClelland
RichmondLee Menzies
TalbotClive Morton
Young CliffordJohn Normington
Lady BonaColette O'Neil
WinchesterNicholas Selby
YorkDonald Sinden
BuckinghamWilliam Squire
BurgundyHugh Sullivan
HastingsHugh Sullivan
Duchess Of YorkMadoline Thomas
Prince EdwardAlan Tucker
Father That Killed SonDavid Waller
RiversDerek Waring
Henry VIDavid Warner
IdenMalcolm Webster

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorMichael Hayes
DirectorRobin Midgeley
ProducerMichael Barry
ProducerPeter Hall
EditorRoy Clarke
ComposerGordon Bennett
ComposerGuy Woolfenden
Adaptor/TranslatorJohn Barton
Stage DirectorPeter Hall
MakeupAnn Henderson
LightingRobert Wright
ProductionJohn Bury

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell