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Henry IV, Part 1

Alternative title
Rsc’s Henry IV, Part 1
Synopsis
Broadcast of a live recording of Gregory Doran’s 2014 stage production of Henry IV Part I starring Antony Sher as Falstaff and Jasper Britton as King Henry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Recording date
2014
Transmission details
16 Jan 2022 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Gregory Doran; Robin Lough
Producer
John Wyver
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Paul Englishby
Production Design
Stephen Brimson Lewis
Cast
Jasper BrittonKing Henry IV
Alex HassellPrince Henry (Hal)
Antony SherSir John Falstaff
Trevor WhiteHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Paola DionisottiMistress Quickly
Antony ByrneThomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
Elliot Barnes-WorrellLord John of Lancaster
Elliot Barnes-WorrellFrancis, a Drawer
Jennifer KirbyLady Percy
Jim HooperSir Richard Vernon
Jonny GlynnGadshill
Joshua RichardsOwen Glendower
Joshua RichardsBardolph
Keith OsbornRichard Scroop, Archbishop of York
Leigh QuinnTraveller
Martin BassindalePeto
Nia GwynneLady Mortimer
Nicholas Gerard-MartinCarrier
Robert GilbertEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Sam MarksPoins
Sean ChapmanArchibald, Earl of Douglas
Sean ChapmanHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Simon ThorpSir Walter Blunt
Simon YadooChamberlain
Youssef KerkourEarl of Westmoreland

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry IV Part 1
Subjects
Drama; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Reunion, The [03/05/2015]

Notes

Notes
Broadcast by BBC Four on 16 January 2022 in tribute to the late Sir Antony Sher.
General
Produced for the screen by John Wyver and directed by Robin Lough.
History
The production was broadcast live in cinemas on May 14 2014 as part of RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon. This recording is available on DVD from Opus Arte and is catalogued separately on this database.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9UZ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council
Name

Shakespeare Institute Library

Email
silib@bham.ac.uk
Web
http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/shakespeare External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 293384
Fax
01879 292021
Address
Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6HP

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.

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