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William Shakespeare - Henry VIII
Performer: William Shakespeare
Title: Henry VIII
Country: US
Style:Audiobook, Spoken Word
Released: 2003
Catalog number: 35915
Label: BBC Audiobooks America
MP3 album szie: 1677 mb
FLAC album size: 1828 mb


1Act III - Scene I
2Act I - Scene IV
3Act I - Scene II
4Act I - Scene I
5Act II - Scene Ii
7Act V - Scene III
8Act II - Scene IV
9Act V - Scene IV
10Act V - Scene II
11Act II - Scene I
12Act III- Scene II
13Act I - Scene III
14Act V - Scene I
15Act IV - Scene II
16Act II - Scene III
17Act V - Scene V
18Act IV - Scene I


  • Composed ByDominique Le Gendre
  • Coordinator [Production]Charlotte Harvey, Polly Coles
  • Directed ByClive Brill
  • Engineer [Sound]Wilfredo Acosta
  • ProducerBill Shepherd , Tom Treadwell
  • Voice Actor [Anne Bullen]Katherine Schlesinger
  • Voice Actor [Bishop Of Lincoln]Alan Cox
  • Voice Actor [Cardinal Campeius]Anthony Jackson
  • Voice Actor [Cardinal Wolsey]Timothy West
  • Voice Actor [Cranmer]Michael N. Harbour
  • Voice Actor [Cromwell]Nicholas Murchie
  • Voice Actor [Doctor Butts]John McAndrew
  • Voice Actor [Duke Of Buckingham]David Yelland
  • Voice Actor [Duke Of Norfolk]Anton Lesser
  • Voice Actor [Duke Of Suffolk]Ian Gelder
  • Voice Actor [Earl Of Surrey]Stephen Mangan
  • Voice Actor [Gardiner]Steve Hodson
  • Voice Actor [King Henry VIII]Paul Jesson
  • Voice Actor [Lord Abergavenny]Alan Westaway
  • Voice Actor [Lord Chamberlain]David Shaw Parker
  • Voice Actor [Lovell]Nicholas Rowe
  • Voice Actor [Old Lady]Maria Charles
  • Voice Actor [Prologue/Epilogue]Sean Baker
  • Voice Actor [Queen Katherine]Jane Lapotaire
  • Written-ByWilliam Shakespeare


Total playing time - 169 minutes.
Enclosed pamphlet provides scene-by-scene synopsis of the play, a track list, and credits.
A companion to The Complete Pelican Shakespeare.


  • Barcode (ISBN-13, Text): 978-1-932219-15-9
  • Barcode (ISBN-13, Text): 9 781932 219159
  • Barcode (UPC-A, Text): 6 01531 21915 4
  • Price Code (EAN-5, Text): 52495
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 319115
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 319116
  • Matrix / Runout (CD3): 319117
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI LK31
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, CD3): IFPI LK32
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI ZN1G
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI JP04
  • SPARS Code (CD1, CD2, CD3 labels): DDD
  • Other (ISBN; CD1, CD2, CD3 labels): 1-932219-15-3


  • Manufactured By – BBC Audiobooks America
  • Published By – BBC Audiobooks America
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arkangel Productions

Short intro

Henry VIII is a collaborative history play, written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, based on the life of King Henry VIII of England. An alternative title, All Is True, is recorded in contemporary documents, the title Henry VIII not appearing until the play's publication in the First Folio of 1623. Stylistic evidence indicates that individual scenes were written by either Shakespeare or his collaborator and successor, John Fletcher. It is also somewhat characteristic of the late romances in. William Shakespeare: Henry VIII, Act III, Scene 2. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. KING HENRY VIII. My life itself, and the best heart of it, Thanks you for this great care: I stood i' the level Of a full-charged confederacy, and give thanks To you that choked it. Let be call'd before us That gentleman of Buckingham's in person I'll hear him his confessions justify And point by point the treasons of his master He shall again relate. A noise within, crying 'Room for the Queen' Enter QUEEN KATHARINE, ushered by NORFOLK, and SUFFOLK: she kneels. KING HENRY VIII riseth from his state, takes her up, kisses and placeth her by him. QUEEN KATHARINE. Henry VIII. William Shakespeare. Released 1623. Henry VIII Tracklist. Henry VIII Characters of the Play Lyrics. Henry VIII Prologue Lyrics. The opening date of this play has been subject to much debate among Shakespeare scholars, but it was known under the title All Is True until its publication in the First Folio in 1623. The play takes in the machinations during the rule of Henry VIII, including the fall of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. The action culminates in the birth of the future Queen Elizabeth I, occasioning fulminations on her greatness. Likely Shakespeare collaborated with John Fletcher on this play. Henry VIII Q&A. Writers William Shakespeare. Plot summary of and introduction to William Shakespeares play Henry VIII, with links to online texts, digital images, and other resources. Folger shakespeare library. 201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003. Main 202 544-4600 Box Office 202 544-7077. QUEEN KATHARINE, wife to King Henry, afterwards divorced ANNE BULLEN, her Maid of Honour, afterwards Queen AN OLD LADY, friend to Anne Bullen PATIENCE, woman to Queen Katharine. Lord Mayor, Aldermen, Lords and Ladies in the Dumb. Shows Women attending upon the Queen Scribes . A complete summary of William Shakespeares Play, Henry VIII. Find out more about King Henry and Anne Boleyn and the circumstances of Queen Elizabeth Is birth. Synopsis and plot overview of Shakespeare's Henry VIII. In this section. All's Well That Ends Well. Antony and Cleopatra. As You Like It. The Comedy of Errors. Henry VIII, chronicle play in five acts by William Shakespeare, produced in 1613 and published in the First Folio of 1623 from a transcript of an authorial manuscript. The primary source of the play was Raphael Holinsheds Chronicles. As the play opens, the duke of Buckingham, having denounced. Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Chair of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Chicago. World authority on Shakespeare. See Article History. Shakespeare's Henry VIII play is set in the Royal Palace, London, and at other houses near London. Date written: 1612. Genre classification: Henry VIII is a. Main characters in Henry VIII: King Henry is a wilful monarch who confronts the Roman Church by marrying Anne Bullen. Cardinal Wolsey is the Lord Chancellor of England. He is rich and powerful and manipulative. Versions of The Life of King Henry the Eighth include: The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight, from a facsimile copy of the First Folio 1623 transcription project. The Life of King Henry the Eighth, from The Plays of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, vol. V, with notes by Samuel Johnson 1765 external scan. 1915 external scan