Introduction: Henry VI and national culture 1. Playing Henry VI in the early modern period 2. Rediscoveries: Nation, war and empire (1899-1953) 3. The Wars of the Roses: The RSC's Henry VI and Edward IV (1963 - 4) 4. A true trilogy: The RSC's Henry VI (1977-79) 5. Henry VI and the BBC (1960 and 1981-3) 6. English counter-histories: The ESC's House of Lancaster and House of York (1987-89) 7. Acts of war: The RSC's The Plantagenets (1988-1990) 8. Plundering in front of hell: The RSC's Henry VI - The Battle For the Throne (1994-1995) 9. Black comedies: The RSC's millennial Henry VI (2000-2001) Bibliography Appendix: Cast and crew -- .
Stuart Hampton-Reeves is Principal Lecturer in English and Drama at the University of Central Lancashire. Carol Chillington Rutter is Professor of English at the University of Warwick -- .