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John Barton (II)

John Barton was born on November 26, 1928 in London, England. He is a writer and director, known for The Wars of the Roses (1965), The War That Never Ends (1991) and Morte d'Arthur (1984). See full bio »
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 1991 The War That Never Ends (TV Movie)
 1984 Morte d'Arthur (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1982 Playing Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 9 episodes)
- Poetry and Hidden Poetry (1982) ... (written by)
- Rehearsing the Text (1982) ... (written by)
- Passion and Coolness (1982) ... (written by)
- Irony and Ambiguity (1982) ... (written by)
- Set Speeches and Soliloquies (1982) ... (written by)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Hamlet (1970) ... (adaptation)
  The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 6 episodes, 1966) (writer - 5 episodes, 1965)
- Henry Tudor (1966) ... (adaptation)
- Richard the King (1966) ... (adaptation)
- Richard of Gloucester (1966) ... (adaptation)
- The Prophetess (1966) ... (adaptation)
- Edward of York (1966) ... (adaptation)
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 1968 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie)
 1965 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- The Inheritance (1965)
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 1984 Morte d'Arthur (TV Movie)
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 2003 The Shakespeare Sessions (Documentary)
 1986 The Story of English (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- A Muse of Fire (1986) ... Himself
 1982 Playing Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Poetry and Hidden Poetry (1982) ... Himself
- Rehearsing the Text (1982) ... Himself
- Passion and Coolness (1982) ... Himself
- Irony and Ambiguity (1982) ... Himself
- Set Speeches and Soliloquies (1982) ... Himself
 1979 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
 1971 Shakespeare's Island (TV Movie documentary)

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He directed William Congreve's play, "The Way of the World", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Michael Pennington, Roger Rees and Beryl Reid in the cast. See more »


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