Henry VIII / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Films ; executive producer Cedric Messina ; directed by Kevin Billington.
Contributor(s): Stride, John | West, Timothy | Bloom, Claire | Glover, Julian | Shakespeare, William. King Henry VIII | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Ambrose Video Publishing | Time-Life Video | Time-Life Television.Material type: FilmSeries: Complete dramatic works of William ShakespeareHistory. Henry VIII: ; Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare: v. 24.Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., 2000Description: 1 videodisc (165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: Henry the VIII | Henry the Eighth | King Henry the VIII | King Henry the Eighth | Henry 8.Uniform titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program) Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations | Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Drama | Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Historical drama, English -- Film adaptations | Historical drama, EnglishGenre/Form: Historical drama, English. | Drama. | Feature films. | Film adaptations. | Television adaptations. | Television plays. | Television plays. | Feature films. | Television adaptations.DDC classification: 822.33 Hen
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DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Special features: Digitally remastered ; picture & sound enhanced ; PC/MAC downloadable scripts ; scene selection.
Executive producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Kevin Billington.
John Stride (Henry VIII), Timothy West (Cardinal Wolsey), Michael Poole (Cardinal Campeius), Ronald Pickup (Cranmer), Peter Vaughn (Gardiner), David Dodimead (Bishop of Lincoln), Jeremy Kemp (Duke of Norfolk), Charles Lloyd Pack (Lord Sands), John Nettleton (Lord Chamberlain), Lewis Fiander (Duke of Suffolk), Oliver Cotton (Earl of Surrey), David Rintoul (Lord Abergavenny), Jack May (Lord Chancellor), Jack McKenzie (Sir Nicholas Vaux), Nigel Lambert (Sir Thomas Lowell), Claire Bloom (Queen Katharine), Barbara Kellerman (Anne Boleyn), Sylvia Coleridge (Old Lady).
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth.