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Seasons: 2 1 Years: 2016 2012

A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V.

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  Exeter (4 episodes, 2012-2016)
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  Falstaff (3 episodes, 2012)
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  Bardolph (3 episodes, 2012)
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  Brakenbury (3 episodes, 2016)
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  Prince Hal / ... (3 episodes, 2012)
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  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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  Northumberland (2 episodes, 2012)
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  Gloucester (2 episodes, 2012)
Conrad Asquith ...
  Bracy (2 episodes, 2012)
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  Richard / ... (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Buckingham (2 episodes, 2016)
Alan David ...
  Bishop of Ely (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Plantagenet (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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  Ned (2 episodes, 2016)
Henry Faber ...
  Lancaster (2 episodes, 2012)
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  Queen Elizabeth (2 episodes, 2016)
Stuart McQuarrie ...
  Vernon (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Francis (2 episodes, 2012)
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  Somerset (2 episodes, 2016)
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)
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  Stanley (2 episodes, 2016)
Geoffrey Streatfeild ...
  Edward IV (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Coleville (2 episodes, 2012)
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  Suffolk (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Clarence (2 episodes, 2012)
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  George (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Grey (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Rivers (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Grieving Son / ... (2 episodes, 2016)
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  Louis, the Dauphin (1 episode, 2012)
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  Gardener (1 episode, 2012)
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  Murderer II (1 episode, 2016)
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  Grieving Father (1 episode, 2016)
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  Sir William Lucy (1 episode, 2016)
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  Hotspur (1 episode, 2012)
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  Abbot of Westminster (1 episode, 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 fourteenth 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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Also Known As
  • The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses (United Kingdom)
  • Пустая корона (Russia)
  • Den ihåliga kronan (Finland, Swedish title)
  • Henrijada (Serbia)
  • Ontto kruunu (Finland)
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  • 150 min
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Trivia This series brings together Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrew Scott who played archenemies on Sherlock (2010), playing Sherlock and Jim Moriarty respectively. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014). See more »

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