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A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts One and Two, and Henry V.
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 Exeter (4 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Falstaff (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Prince Hal / ... (3 episodes, 2012)
Tom Georgeson ...
 Bardolph (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Brakenbury (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Queen Margaret (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Westmoreland (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Henry VI (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Mistress Quickly (3 episodes, 2012)
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 King's guardsman (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Northumberland (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Gloucester (2 episodes, 2012)
Conrad Asquith ...
 Bracy (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Richard III (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Duke of Buckingham (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Plantagenet (2 episodes, 2016)
Alan David ...
 Bishop of Ely (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Peto (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Hastings / ... (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Anne (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Poins (2 episodes, 2012)
Drew Dillon ...
 Drawer (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Kate Percy (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Prince Ned (2 episodes, 2016)
Henry Faber ...
 Lancaster (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Queen Elizabeth (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Vernon (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Somerset (2 episodes, 2016)
John Heffernan ...
 Francis (2 episodes, 2012)
Matthew Needham ...
 Basset (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Henry IV (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Young Cecily (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Pistol (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Warwick (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Doll Tearsheet (2 episodes, 2012)
Jo Stone-Fewings ...
 Lord Stanley / ... (2 episodes, 2016)
Geoffrey Streatfeild ...
 Edward IV (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Suffolk (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Coleville (2 episodes, 2012)
Matthew Tennyson ...
 Clarence (2 episodes, 2012)
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 George, Duke of Clarence (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Rivers (2 episodes, 2016)
Jamie Ballard ...
 Grieving Son / ... (2 episodes, 2016)
Kevin Smith ...
 Fighting soldier / ... (2 episodes, 2012-2016)
Tina Holland ...
 Church Goer (2 episodes, 2012)
Jimm Stark ...
 Street Servant (2 episodes, 2012)
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New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal. Written by PKemp

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This programme contains 8 actors from the Emmy-winning series Game of Thrones (2011). The actors and their respective characters in that show are as followed: Lucian Msamati (Salladhor Saan), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), Harry Lloyd (Viserys Targaryen), Robert Pugh (Craster), Owen Teale (Alliser Thorne), Josef Altin (Pyp), Toby Sebastian (Trystane Martell) and Anton Lesser (Qyburn). See more »

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Featured in 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014) See more »

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Richard II
28 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

I only watched Richard II thus-far but I think it was a masterpiece within a masterpiece. This profound story with this production level is a staggering accomplishment. Richard II broke my heart.

The story is about a king and a duke who through conviction driven necessary action find themselves at odds with one another despite mutual love in kinship.

What is it to be a king?

What is it to wield power and who has that right?

Where is the line between treason and loyalty?

What is it to put on the crown?


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