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The Foretelling

Edmund accidentally kills King Richard III but, unexpectedly, the tragedy makes him a prince - so Edmund decides he now needs a more striking name for himself. But the mood of celebration is shattered when he realises the identity of the nobleman Lord Percy has agreed to shelter in the castle.

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35 minutes

Last on

Fri 9 Jan 1998 21:00
BBC Two except East, South East, Yorkshire


Role Contributor
Prince EdmundRowan Atkinson
King Richard IVBrian Blessed
King Richard IIIPeter Cook
CordeliaGretchen Franklin
Lord Percy PercyTim McInnerny
BaldrickTony Robinson
WriterRowan Atkinson
WriterRichard Curtis
Production DesignerNigel Curzon
Production DesignerChris Hull
DirectorMartin Shardlow
ProducerJohn Lloyd

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