Henry VI concedes that the House of York shall inherit the crown after his death, angering his wife Margaret who fights for the House of Lancaster. Fathers kill sons, sons kill fathers. The House of York prevails and Edward IV is crowned, unaware that his brother Richard, Duke of Gloucester is already plotting his downfall.Performers Tom Beard (Edward), Fiona Bell (Margaret), Geff Francis (Warwick), Aidan McArdle (Richard), David Oyelowo (Henry VI), Rhashan Stone (George), Geoffrey Streatfield (Clifford), Clive Wood (York).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Michael Boyd. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Heather Carson. Sound Andrea J Cox. Choreographer Liz Ranken. Director Terry King (fight). Director Sarah Esdaile (associate director).