Kings & Rogues: Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 / Henry VIII / Merry Wives of Windsor (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London)

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Kings & Rogues: Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 / Henry VIII / Merry Wives of Windsor (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London)
Globe Theatre / Roger Allam, Jamie Parker, Oliver Cotton, Barbara Marten, Dominic Rowan, Christopher Benjamin, Serena Evans, etc

[ Opus Arte DVD / 4 DVD Box Set ]

Release Date: Wednesday 20 February 2013

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Rated: G - Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993Suitable for General Audiences

Rebellion and maturity run through Shakespeare's histories like a single twisted thread, exemplified by the tearaway-turned-hero Hal and his forever adolescent associate Falstaff, who deserves and gets a comedy to himself in The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Lives real and imagined, nobles and beggars, Tudor history and culture all spring to vivid life on the stage of the Globe Theatre in award-winning productions featuring many fine British actors and original music played by an 'authentic' Shakespearean pit band.

This collection embraces some of the playwright's most "regal rogues and some of his most roguish kings".

The staging's of Henry VIII and Henry IV parts 1 and 2, all made their premieres at the Globe Theatre in this 2010 season.

Running time: 10 hours 59 minutes

Subtitles: EN/DE

Sound format: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

HENRY IV (PARTS I & II)

Roger Allam (Sir John Falstaff), Jamie Parker (Prince Hal), Oliver Cotton (King Henry IV), Barbara Marten (Lady Northumberland), William Gaunt (Shallow), Paul Rider (Bardolph) & Jason Baughan (Westmoreland)

Director: Dominic Dromgoole

HENRY VIII

Dominic Rowan (Henry VIII), Ian McNeice (Cardinal Wolsey), Kate Duchêne (Queen Katherine), Miranda Raison (Anne Boleyn) & Anthony Howell (Duke of Buckingham)

Director: Mark Rosenblatt

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Christopher Benjamin (Sir John Falstaff), Philip Bird (Dr Caius), Sue Wallace (Mistress Quickly), Gregory Gudgeon (Nym), Michael Garner (George Page), Serena Evans (Meg Page), Ceri-Lyn Cissone (Anne Page), Sarah Woodward (Alice Ford), Nathan Amzi (Simple), Peter Gale (Shallow), Andrew Havill (Ford), Jonty Stephens (Host), Paul Woodson (Pistol), Barnaby Edwards (Rugby), William Belchambers (Slender), Gerard McCarthy (Fenton)

Director: Christopher Luscombe