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1H4 and 2H4 Question...
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0694  Tuesday, 16 March 2004

From:           Ben Spiller <
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Date:           Monday, 15 Mar 2004 13:16:40 -0000
Subject: 15.0678 1H4 and 2H4 Question...
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.0678 1H4 and 2H4 Question...

Yes: parts one, two and three were condensed into Henry VI: House of
Lancaster and Henry VI: House of York.  Both are on video, as is the
entire ESC History Plays project; but it's difficult to get hold of them
as they've been deleted now (I got mine through Amazon Marketplace).
Anyway, another conflation of the three parts of Henry VI can be found
in Rose Rage by Ed Hall and Roger Warren.  It's published by Oberon
Books and also changes the trilogy into a two-part story (but very
differently to the ESC).  This isn't available on video as far as I
know.  I know what I've said has nothing to do with the two parts of
Henry IV, but I took the lead from James Doyle's comment on ESC's
treatment of Henry VI and couldn't resist emptying my brain of some
related gossip.

All the best,
Ben.

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