The Foretelling

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Duration: 35 minutes

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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Prince Edmund
Rowan Atkinson
King Richard IV
Brian Blessed
King Richard III
Peter Cook
Gretchen Franklin
Lord Percy Percy
Tim McInnerny
Tony Robinson
Rowan Atkinson
Richard Curtis
Production Designer
Nigel Curzon
Production Designer
Chris Hull
Martin Shardlow
John Lloyd


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