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Benson, Peter 1943-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 164 publications in 1 language and 3,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Historical drama  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Peter Benson
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of Henry VI which recreates Henry's early days as King
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concludes the dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about King Henry VI during the War of the Roses
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical drama about the civil war between The House of York and The House of Lancaster
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
The second part of Henry the Sixth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The third part of Henry the Sixth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about King Henry VI
The second part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The Third part of Henry the Sixt [sic] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the third of Shakespeare's historical trilogy, covering the downfall of Henry VI and the victory of the House of York. Richard Plantagenet has defeated Henry at St. Albans, though he agrees to let Henry serve out his reign, but Queen Margaret kills Richard, whose sons, Edward (IV) and Richard (III) defeat her. Edward becomes King. Henry's son, Edward Prince of Wales, is killed at Tewkesbury, and Richard III murders Henry in the Tower
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
The third part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare ( )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which a Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt and death
The Second part of Henry the Sixt [sic] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare ( )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare ( )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
King Richard the Third ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Richard III
Henry VI, part 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, Henry VI, part 2
The third part of Henry the Sixt[h] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
York wins the War of Roses and forces Henry to give him succession to the crown. The merciless Margaret captures York and taunts him before having him killed, only to be captured herself and compelled to watch as her son is slain
The first part of Henry the sixth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
Henry the Sixt (1983) by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
 
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English (154)