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All discs are region free. The complete set is 6 dvds and is available in both PAL (correct format for UK/Europe/Australia) and NTSC format (correct format for North America).

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1965 televised production of "The Wars of the Roses" directed for TV by John Barton and Peter Hall, but filmed directly from the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The War of the Roses condenses elements of William Shakespeare's plays dealing with the historical War of the Roses in the 15th century into a single long production. The plays included in this version of the cycle are Henry VI, Part 1, Henry VI, Part 2, Henry VI, Part 3, and Richard III.

This production was originally shown in three parts when it first aired on the BBC in 1965. This set offered is from a tv capture of a much later showing done over eleven parts, each with its own title card and credits. Despite the amazing cast, this particular production has never been officially released on VHS or DVD.

The set includes two bonus items on the 6th dvd.

The video and audio quality for the most part are quite good considering the source. There are very occasion tracking problems that are adjusted for immediately. As you can see from the screencaps, the production was televised in black and white and the aspect ratio is the correct 4:3.

Screencaps used to illustrate this listing are taken directly from this set with no additional enhancement.
I also have another 7 DVD version of the cycle filmed from Michael Pennington's stage production done in 1990. The 1990 version is even more comprehensive and includes elements of Richard II, Henry IV, Part 1,
Henry IV, Part 2, Henry V, Henry VI, Part 1, Henry VI, Part 2, Henry VI,
Part 3, and Richard III. You can find the production in my store
or feel free to ask about it.

Cast 1965
David Warner King Henry VI
Peggy Ashcroft Queen Margaret
William Squire Buckingham
Ian Holm King Richard III
Katherine Barker Princess Elizabeth
Roy Dotrice King Edward IV
(plus many, many other)

DVD 01
01 The Inheritance
02 Margaret of Anjou

DVD 02
03 The Lord Protector
04 The Council Board

DVD 03
05 The Fearful King
06 The Kingmaker

DVD 04
07 Edward of York
08 The Prophetess

DVD 05
09 Richard of Gloucester
10 Richard the King

DVD 06
11 Henry Tudor
BONUS Campaigns in History: War of the Roses
BONUS Second Verdict: Who Killed the Princes in the Tower?

* uncut
* no commercials
* simple menus
* all credits
* TDK dvd-r , plain sleeves
* NTSC /region 0 or PAL /region 0