The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 09-24-2014, 08:29 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
"The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses" (2016) - BBC Historical Drama Series

New BBC series The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses.

the cast includes
Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III
Dame Judi Dench as Cecily, Duchess of York
Hugh Bonneville as Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester


Benedict Cumberbatch gives horse-riding a go in first look Richard III photos - News - TV & Radio - The Independent

Judi Dench and Hugh Bonneville join Benedict Cumberbatch for BBC Shakespeare adaptations - News - TV & Radio - The Independent
__________________

__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-01-2014, 04:58 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III


First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III | Anglophenia | BBC America
__________________

__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-01-2014, 06:01 PM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: , United States
Posts: 2,653
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
I hope it shows over here!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-02-2014, 05:50 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmily View Post
I hope it shows over here!
As per the BBC we'll have to wait until 2016!
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-02-2014, 05:57 AM
ANNIE_S's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: -, Spain
Posts: 3,688
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
As per the BBC we'll have to wait until 2016!
Really? That´s a long time, I was expected it for next year...

I want to watch it too. B Cumberbatch is a great actor and I like Richard III as historical figure. This should be good.
__________________
Palaces are not the ones that dignify kings; kings are the ones who honor them with their presence.
Isabel, ep. 26

Vote in TRF Fashion Polls!


Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-02-2014, 06:10 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
Here's a little more information on the project

Hollow Crown Fans - BBC Announces Shakespeare Project for 2016 - BBC Announces Shakespeare Project for 2016


Cast


Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III
Sophie Okonedo as Queen Margaret
Keeley Hawes as Elizabeth of York
Tom Sturridge as Henry VI
Adrian Dunbar as Plantagenet
Geoffrey Streatfeild as Edward IV
Stuart McQuarrie as Vernon
Kyle Soller as Clifford
Lucy Robinson as Young Cecily
Stanley Townsend as the Earl of Warwick
Anton Lesser as the Duke of Exeter
Ben Miles as the Duke of Somerset
Jason Watkins as the Duke of Suffolk
Phoebe Fox as Anne
Andrew Scott as King Louis
Dame Judi Dench as Cecily, Duchess of York
Sam Troughton as George,Duke of Clarence
Ben Daniels as Duke of Buckingham
James Fleet as Baron Hastings
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-03-2014, 02:35 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
Principal photography begins on The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses

BBC - Principal photography begins on The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses - Media centre
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-24-2014, 12:53 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
I am really looking forward to seeing this. The cast list is superb.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-24-2014, 01:20 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
Yes I am too Breffney,the cast is very impressive especially Dame Judi Dench!
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 11-25-2014, 05:17 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Ard Ri View Post
Yes I am too Breffney,the cast is very impressive especially Dame Judi Dench!
And we can thank Benedict that Judi has come on board. !

Judi Dench to star with Benedict Cumberbatch in Shakespeare - Telegraph
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 11-30-2014, 05:07 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
Benedict Cumberbatch gets back to work as he brings doomed King Richard III to life during atmospheric shoot

enedict Cumberbatch brings King Richard III to life during atmospheric shoot* | Daily Mail Online
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-31-2016, 07:24 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
BBC accused of sexing up Shakespeare after adding sex scenes to new £6m epic


BBC accused of sexing up Shakespeare after adding sex scenes to new £6m epic
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 05-08-2016, 05:49 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
Hugh Bonneville as the Duke of Gloucester in the lavish BBC2 show The Hollow Crown.

Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville caught up in sex scene TV row in BBC's Bonneville | Daily Mail Online
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-24-2016, 11:28 AM
lady of hay's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: around the uk, United Kingdom
Posts: 325
I am pleased to have found this thread. Did anyone watch this, and what did you think ?
__________________
Truth is the daughter of time.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 05-24-2016, 12:31 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: pinner, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,039
I watched the entire series, and found all of it unbelievably good, and was riveted throughout.
Every actor was well cast, but of the many standout performances, the VERY best was Sophie Okonedo, as Margaret of Anjou.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 05-24-2016, 01:25 PM
Al_bina's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: City, Kazakhstan
Posts: 8,024
I only watched the first episode of "The Hollow Crown". I am sure it is going to be a really good TV drama. The acting and costumes are amazing.
__________________
"I never did mind about the little things"
Amanda, "Point of No Return"
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 05-24-2016, 01:39 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 24,179
A chilling end to The Hollow Crown, series two, review

A chilling end to The Hollow Crown, series two, review
__________________

8th of October 1515 ; Birth of The Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 05-25-2016, 11:52 AM
lady of hay's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: around the uk, United Kingdom
Posts: 325
"A chilling end" ? I don't know why, everyone knows the end, although I must admit the "history" sites have been working overtime pointing out the errors. This is Shakespeare not history, it is drama. And very good drama .
__________________

__________________
Truth is the daughter of time.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"The Crown" (2016-Present) - Netflix Drama Series on Queen Elizabeth II PetticoatLane The Electronic Domain 507 Yesterday 10:41 AM
"Victoria" (2016-Present) - ITV Drama Series on Queen Victoria An Ard Ri The Electronic Domain 180 05-15-2019 06:07 PM
"Versailles" (2015-2018) - Canal+ Drama Series on Louis XIV of France An Ard Ri The Electronic Domain 33 08-12-2018 08:13 AM
"Feud" Season 2: Charles and Diana Saga (2018) - FX Drama Series [Cancelled] Empress Merel The Electronic Domain 17 08-06-2018 11:54 AM
"The Tudors" (2007-2010) - Showtime Drama Series on Henry VIII's Reign Lady Jennifer The Electronic Domain 174 01-06-2017 02:44 PM




Popular Tags
alqasimi aristocracy armenia bavaria;house;chef;luitpold;ludwig belgian royal family bracelets castles charles of wales countess of snowdon countess of wessex crown prince hussein's future wife crown princess victoria current events cypher cyprus danish history denmark duchess of sussex duke of cambridge duke of sussex dutch history family search felipe vi foundation french royalty friendly city future wife of prince hussein general news germany hamdan bin mohammed head of the house henry v house of bourbon house of orange-nassau house of saxe-coburg and gotha kiko lady louise mountbatten-windsor letter lithuanian castles marriage meghan markle monaco christening monaco history naples nobel 2019 official visit palaces potential areas prince harry prince of wales prince peter princess anne princess benedikte qe2 rania of jordan rumania russian imperial family saudi arabia shakespeare south africa south korea spain spanish history state visit sweden swedish royal family swedish royalty united kingdom usa valois


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:26 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019
Jelsoft Enterprises
×