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History of Henry the Fourth, The - Part Two

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 2 produced by Charles Lefeaux starring Harry Andrews in the title role and Robert Hardy as Hal.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
14 Feb 1964 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
180 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Charles Lefeaux
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Harry AndrewsKing Henry IV
Robert HardyPrince Henry, later crowned Henry V
Joss AcklandSir John Falstaff
Sheila GrantMistress Quickly
Cyril ShapsRobert Shallow
Andrew SachsPeter Bullcalf
Andrew SachsSnare
Carlo CuraPage
David MarchHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Frank PartingtonFrancis Feeble
Fraser KerrPoins
Frederick TrevesFang
Frederick TrevesRalph Mouldy
Godfrey KentonNeville, Earl of Warwick
Graham CrowdenLord Hastings
Hamlyn BensonGower
Heather StannardLady Percy
James ThomasonSimon Shadow
James ThomasonLord Bardolph
James ThomasonSir John Coleville
John BaddeleyPeto
John GabrielPistol
John HollisSilence
John RuddockLord Chief Justice
John RyePrince John of Lancaster
Kenneth ShanleyHumphrey, Duke of Gloucester
Mary O’FarrellLady Northumberland
Michael BatesBardolph
Peter Bartlett (2)Thomas, Duke of Clarence
Peter CopleyEarl of Westmoreland
Peter PrattMorton
Peter PrattDavy
Timothy HarleyRumour, the presenter
Walter PlingeThomas Wart
William DevlinScroop, Archbishop of York
William FoxLord Mowbray

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast with a 10-minute musical interval at 9.30 p. m. and an interlude at 10.55 p.m. approximately.
Two-part broadcast produced for the Shakespeare Quatercentenary year. Part 1 was broadcast a week earlier (see separate entry).
Reviews
Charles Lefeaux introduces his production in ‘Henry IV’, Radio Times, 30 January 1964, p. 44.
Source: Radio Times, The Times.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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