Edward II

Edward II (1991)

A classic tale of sex, revenge, and love

  • Genre: History, Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 1991-09-03
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 19 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BBC Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, Japan
  • Director:
star 7.1/10
From 19 Ratings

Summary

A modern-dress adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan tragedy about King Edward II's homosexual relationship with the ambitious Gaveston, and his overthrow by the queen and the outraged nobility.

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  • Steven Waddington

    as Edward II
  • Andrew Tiernan

    as Piers Gaveston
  • Tilda Swinton

    as Isabella
  • Nigel Terry

    as Roger Mortimer
  • John Lynch

    as Spencer
  • Dudley Sutton

    as Bishop of Winchester
  • Jerome Flynn

    as Kent
  • Jody Graber

    as Prince Edward
  • Annie Lennox

    as Singer
  • Kevin Collins

    as Lightborn, the Jailor
  • Tony Forsyth

    as Captive Policeman
  • Jill Balcon

    as Chorus of Nobility
  • Barbara New

    as Chorus of Nobility
  • Andrea Miller

    as Chorus of Nobility
  • Brian Mitchell

    as Chorus of Nobility
  • David Glover

    as Chorus of Nobility
  • Andrew Charleson

    as Chorus of Nobility
  • Roger Hammond

    as Bishop
  • Allan Corduner

    as Poet
  • Lloyd Newson

    as Dancer
  • Nigel Charnock

    as Dancer
  • Mark Davis

    as Sailor
  • Andy Jeffrey

    as Sailor
  • Barry John Clarke

    as Man with Snake
  • John Henry Duncan

    as Altar Boy
  • Thomas Duncan

    as Altar Boy
  • Giles de Montigny

    as Soldier on Guard
  • Jonathan Stables

    as Soldier on Guard
  • Michael Watkins

    as Soldier on Guard
  • Robb Dennis

    as Soldier on Guard
  • Chris McHallem

    as Thug
  • David Oliver

    as Thug
  • Christopher Adamson

    as Thug
  • Danny Earl

    as Thug
  • Kim Dare

    as Wild Girl
  • Kristina Overton

    as Wild Girl
  • Trevor Skingle

    as Gym Instructor
  • Christopher Hobbs

    as Equery
  • Sandy Powell

    as Seamstress
  • Kate Temple

    as Seamstress
  • Andrew Lee Bolton

    as Masseur
  • Liz Ranken

    as Sexy Girl
  • Renee Eyre

    as Sexy Girl
  • Sharon Munro

    as Sexy Girl
  • Daniel Bevan

    as Youth
  • Ian Francis

    as Youth
  • Tristam Cones

    as Youth
  • Jocelyn Pook

    as Elektra Quartet; Viola
  • Abigail Brown

    as Elektra Quartet; Violin
  • Sonia Slaney

    as Elektra Quartet; Violin
  • Dinah Beamish

    as Elektra Quartet; Cello
  • John Quentin

    as Chorus of Nobility
Directing Derek Jarman Director
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Powell Costume Design

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