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Release Date:
7 February 1986 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Some of the greatest battles are fought with the heart. See more »
Plot:
The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Helena Bonham Carter ... Lady Jane Grey

Cary Elwes ... Guilford Dudley

John Wood ... John Dudley, Duke of Nothumberland

Michael Hordern ... Doctor Feckenham
Jill Bennett ... Mrs. Ellen
Jane Lapotaire ... Princess Mary
Sara Kestelman ... Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk

Patrick Stewart ... Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk
Warren Saire ... King Edward VI

Joss Ackland ... Sir John Bridges
Ian Hogg ... Sir John Gates
Lee Montague ... Renard, the Spanish Ambassador
Richard Vernon ... The Marquess of Winchester
David Waller ... Archbishop Cranmer

Richard Johnson ... The Earl of Arundel

Pip Torrens ... Thomas
Matthew Guinness ... Doctor Owen

Guy Henry ... Robert Dudley
Andrew Bicknell ... John Dudley
Clyde Pollitt ... Peasant Leader

William Morgan Sheppard ... Executioner (as Morgan Sheppard)
Zelah Clarke ... Lady Anne Wharton
Laura Clipsham ... Katherine Grey
Janet Henfrey ... Housekeeper
Brian Poyser ... Under Treasurer
Philip Voss ... Herald
Robert Putt ... Steward
Stewart Harwood ... Tavern Keeper
Carole Hayman ... Brothel Keeper
Richard Moore ... Soldier
Michael Goldie ... Porter
Denyse Alexander ... Dressmaker
Gabor Vernon ... Jeweller
Robert Martin Oliver ... Singer
Nicky Croydon ... Singing Maid
John Abbott ... Manservant
Jeannette Fox ... Wedding Dancer
Alison Woodgate ... Wedding Dancer
Philippa Luce ... Wedding Dancer
Eliza Kern ... Wedding Dancer
Krzysia Bialeska ... Wedding Dancer
Cryss Jean Healey ... Wedding Dancer
Adèle Anderson ... Lady Warwick
Anna Gilbert ... Lady Robert Dudley
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lee Asquith-Coe ... Peasant Boy (uncredited)

Paul Becque ... Peasant (uncredited)
James Payne ... Cleric (uncredited)

John Rackham ... Priest (uncredited)

Ben Shockley ... Peasant (uncredited)

Glenn Webster ... Peasant (uncredited)

Directed by
Trevor Nunn 
 
Writing credits
Chris Bryant (story)

David Edgar 

Produced by
Ted Lloyd .... associate producer
Peter Snell .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen Oliver 
 
Cinematography by
Derek V. Browne 
Douglas Slocombe 
 
Film Editing by
Anne V. Coates 
 
Casting by
Rebecca Howard 
Joyce Nettles 
 
Production Design by
Allan Cameron 
 
Art Direction by
Fred Carter 
Martyn Hebert 
 
Set Decoration by
Harry Cordwell 
 
Costume Design by
Sue Blane 
David Perry 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Allsopp .... makeup artist
Lynda Armstrong .... makeup artist
Peter Frampton .... makeup supervisor
Stephen Rose .... key hair stylist
Tracy Smith .... hair stylist
Daphne Vollmer .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Malcolm J. Christopher .... production manager (as Malcolm Christopher)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerry Daly .... second second assistant director
Peter Freeman .... third assistant director
Mike Higgins .... key second assistant director
Barry Langley .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
John Allenby .... property master
Mark Fruin .... stand-by props
Paul Hedges .... stand-by props
Michael Murchan .... construction manager (as Mick Murchan)
Paul Purdy .... storeman
Mark Raggett .... assistant art director
Peter Rutherford .... production buyer
John Wells .... dressing props
 
Sound Department
Christopher Ackland .... sound effects editor
Kevin Brazier .... assistant sound editor
Roy Charman .... sound recordist
Ian Fuller .... sound editor
Jim Howe .... assistant sound editor
Ray Merrin .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Ric O'Connor .... assistant sound editor
George Rice .... sound maintenance
Bill Rowe .... sound re-recording mixer
John Salter .... boom operator
Andy Stears .... assistant sound editor
Lionel Strutt .... adr mixer
Adrian Trent .... assistant sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Dave Crownshaw .... special effects technician
Bob Thorne .... special effects technician
Dave Eltham .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Alf Joint .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Maurice Arnold .... focus puller
Graham Attwood .... still photographer
Vincent Douglas .... video assistant
Brian Ellis .... first assistant camera
Nigel Ellis .... second assistant camera
Martin Evans .... gaffer
John Flemming .... key grip
Paul Kenward .... clapper loader
Ray Meehan .... best boy electric
Billy Merrell .... electrician
John Ward .... Steadicam operator
Chic Waterson .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Jane Arnell .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Judy Bagley-Shaw .... wardrobe assistant (as Judy Bagley)
Brian Cox .... wardrobe master
Barbara Rutter .... assistant costume designer
James Smith .... wardrobe assistant (as Jimmy Smith)
Terry Smith .... wardrobe supervisor
Susie Stokes .... wardrobe assistant
Frank Vinall .... wardrobe assistant
Heather Williams .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Adrian Trent .... second assistant editor
 
Music Department
Patrick Moore .... music editor
Harry Rabinowitz .... conductor
Kim Richards .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Craig Barwick .... assistant accountant
Julie Davies .... production runner
Bill Edwards .... publicist
Sheila Falconer .... choreographer
David Grimsdale .... post synch editor
Mary Holdsworth .... script supervisor
Lesley Keane .... assistant to producer
Simon Kimmel .... production runner
Guy Levesley .... production runner
Kate Littlewood .... assistant to director
Jimmy Lodge .... horse master
Paul Madigan .... location manager
Simon McNair Scott .... production runner
Frank Prochaska .... historical advisor
Monica Rogers .... production coordinator
Bernard Spence .... production accountant
Yvonne Spence .... assistant accountant
Geraldine Stephenson .... choreographer
Stephen Woolfenden .... runner (uncredited)
 

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142 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
First theatrical film for director Trevor Nunn in eleven years. The last had been Hedda (1975) in 1975.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Although the film is correct to portray Jane as a precocious and talented scholar, it contains a number of historical inaccuracies. Jane was not a social reformer during her reign as in the film. That type of social reform was not part of political thinking during the Tudor era.See more »
Quotes:
Jane:You gave them all that money and they just threw it back at you?
Guilford:Money? Do you know what's happened to the value of money?
Jane:No.
[Guilford slides Jane a coin]
Guilford:What's that?
Jane:A penny.
Guilford:No, it isn't. It's a shilling.
Jane:It can't be, shillings are made of silver.
Guilford:Should be, used to be. But not now.
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful Film!, 16 October 2002
Author: spot_n_race_goil from USA

I had to watch this movie for a British History course, and I was fully expecting to be bored during the entire thing, but I was so pleasantly suprised! This was a great movie - great acting, directing, plot, settings, etc. And apparently it's a great movie to watch to get a feel for that period in England, 'cause my professor made us watch it. I would definitely recommend this movie to anybody who has ever watched and enjoyed any period drama before!

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