Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part I (2014)

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Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part I (2014)

Richard is dead and Henry Bolingbroke is now King Henry IV. The king is not enjoying his reign. He feels guilty about the removal of Richard and it troubles his conscience. He'd like to go to the Holy Land on crusade to pay penance but there are troubles much nearer to home that need his attention. Rebellion is brewing His reign is threatened by growing opposition from some of the very nobles who helped him to the throne - especially the Percy Family. Wales and Scotland are threatening rebellion as King Richard's nominated heir, Edmund Mortimer looms large on the horizon. King Henry's suspicious, rude and perhaps arrogant treatment of Henry Percy (the Earl of Northumberland's son who is known as 'Hotspur' because of his courage and impetuous nature) only makes matters worse. Prince Hal plays the fool King Henry's own heir - his son, Prince Henry (also known as Harry and Hal) - is living a dissolute life, frequenting the taverns of Eastcheap in the company of Sir John Falstaff and ...
UK
IMDb  7.9 /10
Creators
Director Gregory Doran
Writer William Shakespeare
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Release Date2014-05-14
Runtime2h 45mins
GenreComedy, Drama, History
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyRoyal Shakespeare Company
CountryUK
LanguageEnglish
Sir John Falstaff
Jasper Britton
Jasper Britton
King Henry IV
Prince John / Francis
Martin Bassindale
Martin Bassindale
Peto
Antony Byrne
Antony Byrne
Worcester
Sean Chapman
Sean Chapman
Northumberland / Earl of Douglas
Mistress Quickly
Nicholas Gerard-Martin
Nicholas Gerard-Martin
Carrier
Jonny Glynn
Jonny Glynn
Gadshill
Lady Mortimer
Jim Hooper
Jim Hooper
Sir Richard Vernon