"Recordings are based on the Complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container.
Insert contains a brief summary of each scene.
Director, Clive Brill ; composer, Dominique Le Gendre ; producers, Bill Shepherd and Tom Treadwell.
Paul Jesson (King Henry VIII), Jane Lapotaire (Queen Katherine), Timothy West (Cardinal Wolsey), Anton Lesser (Duke of Norfolk), David Yelland (Duke of Buckingham), Steve Hodson (Gardiner), Ian Gelder (Duke of Suffolk), Michael N. Harbour (Cranmer), David Shaw Parker (Lord Chamberlain), Anthony Jackson (Cardinal Campeius), Sean Baker (Prologue/Epilogue), Nicholas Murchie (Cromwell), Katharine Schlesinger (Anne Bullen), Maria Charles (Old lady), Alan Westaway (Lord Abergavenny), Stephen Mangan (Earl of Surrey), John McAndrew (Doctor Butts), Alan Cox (Bishop of Lincoln), Nicholas Rowe (Lovell).
Presents Shakespeare's story of political intrigue and betrayal in 16th century England centering around King Henry VIII, his divorce from Queen Katharine and subsequent marriage to Anne Bolyn.