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  • The Lion in Winter A Play
  • James Goldman
  • English
  • 19 June 2019
  • 9780812973358

10 thoughts on “The Lion in Winter A Play

  1. says:

    THIS PLAY IS AN ABSOLUTE RIOT It's Christmas time 1183 and the King of England is getting oldage 50so it's time to decide if son Ri

  2. says:

    Wow what a political intrigue This is not a sprawling as Game of Thrones but it's similar to it Who will get the throne of England when Henry dies He and his wife hatelove each other and Henry has a lover in his bed now Wife Eleanor is trying to put Richard I on the the throne and Henry wants to put John on the throne and no one wants Geoffrey The time is 1188 and I assume this is historically basedThe characters were well rounded devious a

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    What shall we hang the holly or each other If that sounds like something you'd hear or say at one of your holiday gatherings then it's time for this Festivus classic Wait Festivus classic Absolutely While Die Hard may be an alternate Christmas classic for those who avoid the overly heartwarming by watching Bru

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  5. says:

    35⭐️ making my way through reading all the plays I’ve seen performed on stage and finally got to this one

  6. says:

    “We are the world in small A nation is a human thing; it does what we do for our reasons Surely if we’re civ

  7. says:

    I've just spent a happy Saturday finishing this delicious book which did live up to expectations The Henry and Eleanor dynamics in this play would perhaps be best described as a loving hate relationship for you never are sure what exactly they feel for each other till the final scene when you realise they are each other's

  8. says:

    I confess that I'm rating the movie 1968 along with this play I couldn't divorce the two in my mind when reading the play The movie follows the play entirely with the movie adding the settings that help to comprehend the play The movie is amon

  9. says:

    Hilarious Sharp witty writing Not sure what else to say besides I loved it But there's a definite Game of Thrones vibe I think because of the warring family aspect ahem Lannisters but whether you read this or see it it's a gem

  10. says:

    Re readDespite its obvious inaccuracies this is still my favourite fiction about Henry and Eleanor Love the snark

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The Lion in Winter A Play

Insecure siblings fighting for their parents’ attention; bickering spouses who can’t stand to be together or apart; adultery and sexual experimentation; even the struggle to balance work and family These are themes as much at home in our time as they were in the twelfth century In James Goldman’s classic play The Lion in Winter domestic turmoil rises to an art form Keenly self aware and motivated What shall we hang the holly or each other If that sounds like something you d hear or say at one of your holiday gatherings then it s time for this Festivus classic Wait Festivus classic Absolutely While Die Hard may be an alternate Christmas classic for those who avoid the overly heartwarming by watching Bruce Willis blow stuff up real good this is the movie play I meant play for those who prefer their explosions verbal and emotional But why Festivus and not Christmas This is after all set at Christmas Henry II gathers together his familythe ueen Eleanor of Auitaine and his sons Richard Geoffrey and John Add to this the young King of France Phillip who has come to insist his sister Alais marry Richard as was arranged over a decade earlier in exchange for giving a French province to England as dowry Soit s a Christmas gathering there s the occasional carol presents are wrappedwhy Festivus Simply put this movie play embodies everything that is awesome about Festivus There are a few feats of strength but really this is all about the airing of the grievances And the grievances are endlessHenry usually keeps Eleanor imprisoned in a castle although to be fair she has led civil wars against him Henry and Eleanor vehemently disagree over who will succeed the throne on Henry s death their eldest son having died Eleanor backs Richard Henry sides with John No one favours Geoffrey who at one point sums up his position as It s not the power I feel deprived of it s the mention I miss Henry also wants Alais to marry John not Richard Oh and Alais happens to be Henry s mistress Awkward Henry and Phillip banter and barter back and forth Henry embodying age and experience By God but I do love being king and Phillip striving to establish himself as someone to be reckoned with I am a KING I am no man s boy And there s a scene with tapestries That s what tapestries are forthat I won t spoil I cannot recommend this highly enough as this volatile situation is delineated by Goldman s vicious biting sarcastic prose I can guarantee you will find yourself uoting this play at some point probably when your family gathers for FestivusHAPPY BITTER FESTIVUS I really mean movie I have both seen and read the play but seriously this review is really about the movie version with Peter O Toole Katherine Hepburn Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Daltonit s one of those perfectly cast movies that everyone should see Both Richard and John succeeded Henry Richard first who went off on Crusades leaving Prince John in charge Then John who became king after Richard died Geoffery died and so was out of luck If these names sound familiar yes they are the Richard and John in all the Robin Hood legends The Bachelors Christmas Bride up real good this is the movie play I meant play for those who prefer their explosions verbal and emotional But why Festivus and not Christmas This is after all set at Christmas Henry II gathers together his familythe Manhattan Boss Diamond Proposal ueen Eleanor of Auitaine and his sons Richard Geoffrey and John Add to this the young King of France Phillip who has come to insist his sister Alais marry Richard as was arranged over a decade earlier in exchange for giving a French province to England as dowry Soit s a Christmas gathering there s the occasional carol presents are wrappedwhy Festivus Simply put this movie play embodies everything that is awesome about Festivus There are a few feats of strength but really this is all about the airing of the grievances And the grievances are endlessHenry The Photographers Quick Guide To Photoshop Cs6 usually keeps Eleanor imprisoned in a castle although to be fair she has led civil wars against him Henry and Eleanor vehemently disagree over who will succeed the throne on Henry s death their eldest son having died Eleanor backs Richard Henry sides with John No one favours Geoffrey who at one point sums Petals Drifting uoting this play at some point probably when your family gathers for FestivusHAPPY BITTER FESTIVUS I really mean movie I have both seen and read the play but seriously this review is really about the movie version with Peter O Toole Katherine Hepburn Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Daltonit s one of those perfectly cast movies that everyone should see Both Richard and John succeeded Henry Richard first who went off on Crusades leaving Prince John in charge Then John who became king after Richard died Geoffery died and so was out of luck If these names sound familiar yes they are the Richard and John in all the Robin Hood legends

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As much by spite as by any sense of duty Henry II and Eleanor of Auitaine maneuver against each other to position their favorite son in line for succession By imagining the inner lives of Henry Eleanor and their sons John Geoffrey and Richard Goldman created the uintessential drama of family strife and competing ambitions a work that gives visceral modern day relevance to the intrigues of Angevin Engl We are the world in small A nation is a human thing it does what we do for our reasons Surely if we re civilized it must be possible to put the knives away We can make peace We have it in our hands God I love this play Almost every line is golden Well what shall we hang The holly or each other It s Christmas 1183 and King Henry II Henry Plantagenet is a force of nature a whirlwind of intensity and macho He d thrown his ueen Eleanor of Auitaine in prison ten years previously and has brought her back for Christmas Court Their three sons Richard Geoffrey and John are each a very different piece of work and their parents are sparring over which of their unfit children should inherit the throneThe 1968 film version starring the magnificent pairing of Peter O Toole and Katharine Hepburn is a favorite of mine a must see but this was my first reading I ve always thought the acting was brilliant and like most plays it s better to see it performed But what material they were given Henry Give me a little peace Eleanor A little Why so modest How about eternal peace Now there s a thought the-legend-of-zelda-symphony-of-the-goddesses-piano-solos ueen Eleanor of Auitaine in prison ten years previously and has brought her back for Christmas Court Their three sons Richard Geoffrey and John are each a very different piece of work and their parents are sparring over which of their 7 Cavalier Of The Abyss Vol 7 unfit children should inherit the throneThe 1968 film version starring the magnificent pairing of Peter O Toole and Katharine Hepburn is a favorite of mine a must see but this was my first reading I ve always thought the acting was brilliant and like most plays it s better to see it performed But what material they were given Henry Give me a little peace Eleanor A little Why so modest How about eternal peace Now there s a thought

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And Combining keen historical and psychological insight with delicious mordant wit the stage play has become a touchstone of today’s theater scene and Goldman’s screenplay for the 1968 film adaptation won him an Academy Award Told in “marvelously articulate language with humor that bristles and burns” Los Angeles Times The Lion in Winter is the rare play that bursts into life on the printed pag Hilarious Sharp witty writing Not sure what else to say besides I loved it But there s a definite Game of Thrones vibe I think because of the warring family aspect ahem Lannisters but whether you read this or see it it s a gem


About the Author: James Goldman

William GoldmanHe was born in Chicago Illinois and grew up primarily in Highland Park Illinois a Chicago suburb He is most noted as the author of The Lion in Winter and author of the book for the stage musical FolliesGoldman died from a heart attack in New York City where he had lived for many years