A 1968 production of Maxwell Anderson's play "Elizabeth the Queen," which chronicles the relationship between Queen Elizabeth I (Judith Anderson) and her ambitious courtier, the Earl of Essex (Charlton Heston). Bacon: Alan Webb. Raleigh: Michael Allinson.
"Lamp at Midnight" (1966) depicts the 17th-century heresy trial of the Italian astronomer Galileo (Melvyn Douglas), whose theories brought him into conflict with the Inquisition. David Wayne, Michael Hordern, Hurd Hatfield. Polissena: Kim Hunter.
Peter Ustinov stars in Maxwell Anderson's play "Barefoot in Athens" (1966), about the last years of the Greek philosopher Socrates, who was accused of corrupting youth. Geraldine Page, Anthony Quayle, Salome Jens.
“Soldier in Love” (1967) traces the rise to power of English soldier John Churchill, first duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), whose career was aided by his wife's friendship with Queen Anne (Claire Bloom). John Churchill: Keith Mitchell. Sarah: Jean Simmons. Duke of York: Basil Rathbone. Cadogan: Roy Poole.
"Victoria Regina" (1961) features Julie Harris in her Emmy-winning portrayal of Britain's Queen Victoria, from an 18-year-old princess in 1837 to her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. Prince Albert: James Donald. Disraeli: Basil Rathbone. Duchess of Kent: Pamela Brown. Melbourne: Felix Aylmer. Dean: Barry Jones.
In "Give Us Barabbas" (1961), the Biblical character tries to discover why he, and not Jesus, was set free by Pontius Pilate. Barabbas: James Daly. Mara: Kim Hunter. Pilate: Dennis King. Phineas: Robert Carroll.
"The Holy Terror" (1965) depicts the life and career of Florence Nightingale (Julie Harris), who pioneered the field of nursing in the 19th century. Herbert: Denholm Elliott. Dr. Poole: Torin Thatcher. Mai: Kate Reid.