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Henry IV - Part 1

The Hollow Crown, Series 1 Episode 2 of 5

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.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

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Tue 26 Apr 2016 23:00

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
Henry IVJeremy Irons
FalstaffSimon Russell Beale
Prince HalTom Hiddleston
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
Lady MortimerAlex Clatworthy
PetoIan Conningham
DouglasStephen McCole
LancasterHenry Faber
VernonMark Tandy
ColevilleDominic Rowan
BluntJolyon Coy
FrancisJohn Heffernan
SheriffJohn Ashton
BracyConrad Asquith
Hotspur's ServantJim Bywater
ProducerRupert Ryle-Hodges
DirectorRichard Eyre
WriterRichard Eyre
AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

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