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What Is a Man?

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 14 February 2010

Series of plays by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, about the early years of the Plantagenet dynasty.

The first of the House of Anjou to be king of England, Henry II's long reign was finally beset by conflict with his sons.

King Henry II ...... David Warner
Queen Eleanor ...... Jane Lapotaire
Prince Richard ...... Joseph Cohen-Cole
Prince Hal ...... Piers Wehner
Prince Geoffrey ...... Rhys Jennings
William Marshall ...... Stephen Hogan
Bertran de Bourne ...... Bruce Alexander
King Louis ...... Philip Fox
Courtier ...... John Biggins

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.

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