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Henry IV - Part 1

The Hollow Crown Episode 2 of 4

The heir to the throne, Prince Hal, defies his father, King Henry, by spending his time at Mistress Quickly's tavern in the company of the dissolute Falstaff and his companions. The King is threatened by a rebellion led by Hal's rival, Hotspur, his father Northumberland and his uncle Worcester. In the face of this danger to the state, Prince Hal joins his father to defeat the rebels at the Battle of Shrewsbury and kill Hotspur in single combat.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Thu 27 Dec 2012 23:30

Henry IV and Henry V: Costume Designer Annie Symons

Henry IV and Henry V: Costume Designer Annie Symons

"I looked at football hooligans, the way they move and wear colours. We thought about war as sport which it definitively was in the age of chivalry."


Costume Designer Annie Symons discusses the creative and practical process of clothing the cast.


Read the Q&A on the TV blog

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Role Contributor
FalstaffSimon Russell Beale
Mistress QuicklyJulie Walters
NorthumberlandAlun Armstrong
HotspurJoe Armstrong
PoinsDavid Dawson
Kate PercyMichelle Dockery
BardolphTom Georgeson
WorcesterDavid Hayman
WestmorelandJames Laurenson
MortimerHarry Lloyd
Doll TearsheetMaxine Peake
GlendowerRobert Pugh
PetoIan Conningham
DouglasStephen McCole
ColevilleDominic Rowan
DirectorRichard Eyre
WriterRichard Eyre

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