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Henry IV - Part 2

The Hollow Crown Episode 3 of 4

In the aftermath of the Battle of Shrewsbury, Northumberland learns of the death of his son. The Lord Chief Justice attempts on behalf of the increasingly frail King to separate Falstaff from Prince Hal. The rebels continue to plot insurrection. Falstaff is sent to recruit soldiers and takes his leave of his mistress, Doll Tearsheet. The rebel forces are overcome. This brings comfort to the dying king, who is finally reconciled to his son. Falstaff rushes to Hal's coronation with expectations of high office.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

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Fri 28 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.


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Role Contributor
AuthorWilliam Shakespeare
Henry IVJeremy Irons
FalstaffSimon Russell Beale
Prince HalTom Hiddleston
Mistress QuicklyJulie Walters
NorthumberlandAlun Armstrong
ShallowDavid Bamber
Lady NorthumberlandNiamh Cusack
PoinsDavid Dawson
Kate PercyMichelle Dockery
BardolphTom Georgeson
WarwickIain Glen
Archbishop of YorkNicholas Jones
WestmorelandJames Laurenson
Lord Chief JusticeGeoffrey Palmer
Doll TearsheetMaxine Peake
PistolPaul Ritter
HastingsAdam Kotz
LancasterHenry Faber
MowbrayPip Torrens
SilenceTim McMullan
GloucesterWill Attenborough
ColevilleDominic Rowan
GowerPip Carter
PetoIan Conningham
Falstaff's PageBilly Matthews
DirectorRichard Eyre
ProducerRupert Ryle-Hodges
WriterRichard Eyre

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