The Hollow Crown
Network: Bbc Two
IMDB Rating: 7.8/10
Full Episodes: 4
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Full Show Summary
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 and 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.
Last Episode, 21 July 2012: Season 1, Episode 4: Henry VHenry V has settled onto the throne and has the makings of a fine king when the French ambassador brings a challenge from the Dauphin. Inspired by his courtiers Exeter and York, Henry swears that he will, with all force, answer this challenge. The chorus tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French king, Henry lays a heavy siege and captures Harfleur.
- Episode Guide
|Date Aired||The Hollow Crown Episodes|
|30 June 2012||Season 1, Episode 1: Richard II|
|07 July 2012||Season 1, Episode 2: Henry IV Part 1|
|14 July 2012||Season 1, Episode 3: Henry IV Part 2|
|21 July 2012||Season 1, Episode 4: Henry V|
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