15 certificateThe Lion in Winter is a Film programme that first aired in 1968 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Lion in Winter is a 4 star programme

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The Lion in Winter (1968)

Directed by
Anthony Harvey

It's Christmas 1183 and an ageing King Henry II plans a reunion to name his successor. He summons his imprisoned wife, his mistress, his three sons and King Philip of France. With the fate of Henry's empire at stake, everybody engages in their own brand of deception and treachery to stake their claim.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1968

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Peter OPeter O'Toole...Henry II
Image for Katharine HepburnKatharine Hepburn...Eleanor of Aquitaine
Image for Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins...Richard
John Castle...Geoffrey
Nigel Terry...John
Image for Timothy DaltonTimothy Dalton...King Philip of France
Jane Merrow...Alais
Nigel Stock...Capt. William Marshall
Kenneth Ives...Queen Eleanor's guard
O.Z. Whitehead...Bishop of Durham
Fran Stafford...Lady in Waiting
Ella More...Lady in Waiting
Kenneth Griffith...Strolling player
Henry Woolf...Strolling player
Karol Hagar...Strolling player