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The Shadow of the Tower is a historical drama that was broadcast on BBC2 in 1972. It was a prequel to the earlier serials The Six Wives of Henry VIII and Elizabeth R. Consisting of thirteen episodes, it focused on the reign of Henry VII of England and the creation of the Tudor dynasty.

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  1. Maurice Roeves

    Maurice Roeves

  2. James Laurenson

    James Laurenson

  3. Colin Jeavons

    Colin Jeavons

  4. Hayward Morse

  5. Christopher Neame

    Christopher Neame

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The Shadow of the Tower

Season 1

1972 | 13 Episodes

Season 1 of The Shadow of the Tower premiered on January 6, 1972.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 50m



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