The Devil's Crown

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The Devil's Crown is a BBC television series which dramatised the reigns of three medieval Kings of England: Henry II and his sons Richard the Lionheart and John Lackland. It is also known as La couronne du diable in French.

The Devil's Crown is a BBC television series which dramatised the reigns of three medieval Kings of England: Henry II and his sons Richard the Lionheart and John Lackland. It is also known as La couronne du diable in French.

Original Release

04/30/1978

Cast

Jane Lapotaire Eleanor of Aquitaine
John Duttine John
Christopher Gable Charles Auguste
Brian Cox Henry II
Ralph Michael Hubert Walter
Michael Byrne Richard Lionheart
Charles Kay Louis VII
Patrick Troughton William Marshal
Ian Hogg William de Brieuse
Michael Hawkins Richard De Lacy
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 If All the World Were Mine Sunday, 30 April 1978
2 The Earth Is Not Enough Sunday, 07 May 1978
3 A Rose, a Thorn Sunday, 14 May 1978
4 The Hungry Falcons Sunday, 21 May 1978
5 Before the Dark Sunday, 28 May 1978
6 Richard Yea and Nay Sunday, 04 June 1978
7 Lion of Christendom Sunday, 11 June 1978
8 When Cage-Birds Sing Sunday, 18 June 1978
9 Bolt from the Blue Sunday, 25 June 1978
10 In Sun's Eclipse Sunday, 02 July 1978
11 The Flowers Are Silent Sunday, 09 July 1978
12 Tainted King Sunday, 16 July 1978
13 To the Devil They Go Sunday, 23 July 1978

Directors

Alan Cooke, Jane Howell, Ronald Wilson

Writers

Jack Russell, Ken Taylor

Cast

Jane Lapotaire Eleanor of Aquitaine
John Duttine John
Christopher Gable Charles Auguste
Brian Cox Henry II
Ralph Michael Hubert Walter
Michael Byrne Richard Lionheart
Charles Kay Louis VII
Patrick Troughton William Marshal
Ian Hogg William de Brieuse
Michael Hawkins Richard De Lacy
Brian Tully Black Monk
Roy Boyd Ranulf de Glanville
Lynsey Baxter Isabelle
Ralph Arliss Geoffrey Bastard
Zoë Wanamaker Berengaria of Navarre
Freddie Jones Bertrand de Born
Simon Gipps-Kent Arthur
Jimmy Gardner William
Lucy Gutteridge Alys
Peter Benson Blondel

Producers

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