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Henry IV. Part 1

Synopsis
Television version of the play directed by Richard Eyre. Jeremy Irons is Henry IV and Simon Russell Beale is Falstaff.
Series
Hollow Crown, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
7 Jul 2012 at 22:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
115 mins

Credits

Director
Richard Eyre
Producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Cinematographer
Ben Smithard
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Production Design
Donal Woods
Costume
Annie Symons
Adaptor for Television
Richard Eyre
Cast
Jeremy IronsKing Henry IV
Tom HiddlestonPrince Henry (Hal)
Simon Russell BealeSir John Falstaff
Joe ArmstrongHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Julie WaltersMistress Quickly
Alex ChatworthyLady Mortimer
Alun ArmstrongHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Conrad AsquithSir John Bracy
David DawsonPoins
Dominic RowanSir John Coleville
Harry LloydEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Henry FaberLord John of Lancaster
Ian ConninghamPeto
James LaurensonEarl of Westmoreland
Jim BywaterHotspur’s servant (Servant)
John AshtonSheriff
John HeffernanFrancis, a Drawer
Jolyon CoySir Walter Blunt
Mark TandySir Richard Vernon
Maxine PeakeDoll Tearsheet
Michelle DockeryLady Percy
Robert PughOwen Glendower
Stephen McColeArchibald, Earl of Douglas
Tom GeorgesonBardolph

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry IV Part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Hollow Crown, The
Simon Russell Beale in Conversation

Notes

Notes
Contained within a 4-disc DVD set with the other plays transmitted in THE HOLLOW CROWN series. The DVD is titled THE HOLLOW CROWN.
General
Henry IV, Part I and Henry IV, Part II were filmed simultaneously from January to March 2012. The films were shot on location and at Ealing Studios in London, where the Boar’s Head Tavern set was created. Scenes at Henry IV’s court in the Palace of Westminster were filmed at Gloucester Cathedral. Caerphilly Castle in Wales was used both for the scenes set at Warkworth Castle and for the meeting with Glendower. The Battle of Shrewsbury was filmed in a field near Rickmansworth during a winter snowfall.
History
The play was transmitted one hour later than billed in Radio Times as Wimbledon overran. It was repeated on BBC4 Sunday 8th 21.00:22.55 replacing the billed film ‘Amadeus’.

Production Company

Name

NBC Universal Television

Name

Neal Street Productions

Name

WNET

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
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London
W1T 3QJ

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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