Culture Express : An epic story revisited

【明報專訊】Three Queens tells a story about the three women who concurrently ruled as Queen of England during the brutal civil wars in the 15th century. The wars are famously known as the Wars of the Roses. Margaret, a quiet woman, Elizabeth, another woman whose eyes always showed a coolly calculating glint, and Anne, an innocent pawn, revolve around their Kings so as to gain power. Do you think plays and epics are accessible ways to learn unfamiliar history events? This dynastic struggle between the Lancastrian Red Rose and the Plantagenet White Rose is a topic that has amazed many people and has still been addressed in many popular history books, for example, The Wars of the Roses by Dan Jones, a well-known British historian and TV presenter.