WorldCat Identities

Benson, Peter 1943-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 4,406 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Historical films  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Benson
Thomas Kinkade presents Christmas lodge( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a historic preservationist comes in contact with an old Christmas Lodge, she gives all she can to restore the dilapidated lodge and her family, but also to find the love of her life
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic]( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 519 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 VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama about the civil war between The House of York and The House of Lancaster
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concludes the King Henry VI chronicles with the War of the Roses. York, as victor at St. Albans, contemptuously forces Henry to give him succession to the crown. The merciless Margaret captures and kills York, only to be captured herself and compelled to watch as the Yorkists slay her son. In a powerful soliloquy, the vile Duke of Gloucester reveals his plans to murder Henry VI
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of Henry VI which recreates Henry's early days as King
The second part of Henry the Sixth( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 296 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 296 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
The Second part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of the civil war between The House of York and The House of Lancaster. Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises him for his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new Queen, who also hates the Yorks (the White Roses), becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians (the Red Roses). She and her followers are pitted against Richard, Duke of York, and his supporters, who include the Earl of Warwick, also known as "the King maker."
The Third part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 253 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
Henry VI, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of Henry VI which recreates Henry's early days as King
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about King Henry VI
Air( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, breathable air does not exist. Almost all of humanity has vanished, and those chosen to restore society live in a contained state of suspended animation. Two engineers taxed with guarding the last hope for mankind attempt to sustain their own sanity and lives while conducting their vital task
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 126 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
Henry VI, Part III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conclusion to the era's favorite historical plays. 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.--Cover
The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
Henry VI, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Henry's marriage to Margaret cedes the last of his father's French gains, the presence of a weak king encourages dissent. Feuds rage between Gloucester and Beaufort and between York's faction and the other lords until York sets up Jack Cade to lead a popular revolt
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 58 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
Henry VI( Visual )

in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy depicting Henry's life from his early days to his submission in the War of the Roses
Death do us part( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Kennedy Jamieson and Ryan Harris' wedding quickly approaching, they are swept away by Chet, their best man, to a remote cabin for an unforgettable combined bachelor/bachelorette weekend with their friends that they will never forget. But the get-together takes a horrifying turn when dark secrets and forbidden desires are revealed, and a mysterious killer starts brutally picking them off one-by-one. What started out as a celebration quickly descends into a bloody nightmare
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
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Benson acteur britannique

Peter Benson British actor

Peter Benson britisk skodespelar

Peter Benson britisk skuespiller

Peter Benson brittisk skdespelare

Питер Бенсон

Languages
English (165)