The Wars of the Roses

Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Henry V, Henry VI Parts 1,2,and 3 and Richard III. Book: The English Shakespeare Company, The Story of The Wars of the Roses by Michael Bogdanov and Michael Pennington. Published by Nick Hern Books 1990.

Cast & Crew


2nd Gardener/Francis/2nd Traveller/Falstaff’s Page/Boy/John Talbot/Keeper/Edward, Prince of Wales/Dorset
Aumerle/Worcester/Silence/Mountjoy/Edward IV
Bagot/Vernon/Peto/Shadow/Cambridge/Court/Henry VI
Berkeley/Exton’s Servant/York’s Servant/Thomas of Clarence/Edmund Mortimer/Snare/Bates/Bassett/Rutland/Michael/2nd Watchman/2nd Citizen
Bishop of Carlisle/Lord Chief Justice/Archbishop of Canterbury/Constable of France/Reignier of Anjou/Hereford/Lord Mayor/Berkeley
Bolingbroke/Henry IV/Pistol/Richard,Duke of York/Tyrrel
Bushy/Owen Glendower/Lord Morton/Coleville/Fluellen/Somerset/1st Keeper/Catesby
Duchess of Gloucester/Mistress Quickly/Hostess/Queen Isabel/Margaret of Anjou
Duchess of York/Doll Tearsheet/Alice/Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester/Elizabeth
Duke of York/Bardolph/Sir Thomas Erpingham/Humphrey,Duke of Gloucester/Brackenbury/Clerk of Chatham/Blunt
Exeter/Vintner/Lord Clifford/Lewis XI/Bishop of Ely
Exton’s Servant/
Fitzwater/Travers/1st Carrier/2nd Drawer/Fang/Lord Scroop/Alencon/John Southwell/Norfolk/William Stafford/Lord Grey
Greene/Blunt/Lord Hastings/Mouldy/Gower/Lord Talbot/Oxford/1st Murderer
Hotspur/Lord Mowbray/Bullcalf/Duke of Orleans/Suffolk/Smith/Son/Ratcliffe
John of Gaunt/Groom/Sir Michael/Chamberlain/Shallow/Charles VI/Winchester/Lord Say/1st Watchman/Canterbury/3rd Citizen
Lady/Lady Percy/Princess Katherine/Joan la Pucelle/Margery Jourdain/Lady Anne
Mowbray/Westmoreland/Macmorris/Warwick/Lord Stanley
Northumberland/4th Traveller/Davy/Bishop of Ely/Williams/Governor of Harfleur/Lawyer/Simpcox/Lord Hastings/Alexander Iden/Father
Queen Isabel/Lady Mortimer/3rd Traveller/Lady Northumberland/Maid/Mrs Simpcox/Bona/Duchess of York
Richard II/Prince Hal/Henry V/Edmund Mortimer,Earl of March/Jack Cade/Buckingham
RossPrince John of Lancaster/2nd Carrier/1st Drawer/Wart/Nym/Sir John Hume/George of Clarence
Sir Pierce of Exton/1st Herald/Douglas/Gadshill/Harcourt/Dauphin Lewis/Dauphin Charles/Richard of Gloucester
Sir Stephen Scroop/2nd Herald/Archbishop of York/1st Traveller/Feeble/Sir Thomas Grey/Sir William Lucy/Rivers/Tutor/Sir Humphrey Stafford/2nd Keeper
Welsh Captain/Sir John Falstaff/Chorus/Burgundy/Roger Bolingbroke/Dick the Butcher/2nd Murderer
Willoughby/Humphrey/Poins/Monsieur le Fer/Vernon/Young Clifford/Tressel/Richmond


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