Henry VI on Film


The Plays

Henry VI Part 1 - The BBC Shakespeare Complete Works

directed by Jane Howell1983183 mins

Henry VI Part 2 - The BBC Shakespeare Complete Works

directed by Jane Howell, 1983209 mins

Henry VI Part 3 - The BBC Shakespeare Complete Works

directed by Jane Howell1983207 mins

John Barton's The Wars of the Roses BBC Film

directed by John Barton, 1965

An Age of Kings - Episode 9: The Red Rose And The White (Excerpt)

Joan of Arc from the BBC's 'An Age of Kings' (1960)

The Wars of the Roses - The English Shakespeare Company

directed by Michael Bogdanov: unavailable online.

The Hollow Crown (2016)

Henry VI will get the Hollow Crown treatment in 2016, following the successful adaptations of Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V.

Playing Shakespeare

Royal Shakespeare Company Workshop: Speaking Shakespearean Verse

Films For The Humanities & Sciences197949 mins

Royal Shakespeare Company Workshop: Set Speeches and Soliloquies 

Films For The Humanities & Sciences198250 mins

Royal Shakespeare Company Workshop: Using the Verse

Films For The Humanities & Sciences198248 mins


Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare 

directed by Kirk Browning198285 mins
Sir John Gielgud, 1966, 104 mins

The Plantagenets: The Death of Kings

Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2014 - currently unavailable online.

Shakespeare and the Globe

Films For The Humanities & Sciences198530 mins
Composed by Henry Ley, performed by the King's College Boys Choir, Cambridge.
Satirical video covering much of Henry's later life (and madness)

Employment Opportunity for Sessional Instructors

The Speech Communication program at the University of Waterloo is searching for several new sessional instructors to teach core communication courses.  Based in a liberal arts faculty with high national and international standards, the Speech Communication program currently serves approximately 150 majors, 50 minors, and delivers many sections of communication courses to four Faculties from across the University.

Sessional instructors could teach up to three sections per academic term of the following courses: Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Science Communication, or Communication in the Engineering Professions. Each of these courses include emphases on foundational communication competencies and are designed to align with the Speech Communication program objectives. More information on the Speech Communication program can be found here:


Interested instructors should have a PhD or be working toward completing a PhD, and should send a CV and a brief letter of interest that addresses qualifications and teaching philosophy to:

Dr. Robert Danisch

Chair, Department of Drama and Speech Communication

University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1