The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown (2012)

The Hollow Crown brings together four filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's History Plays: Richard II, Henry IV parts one and two, and Henry V. Starting in the year 1399, this continuous story of monarchy follows events during 16 years of dynastic and political power play. Kings, with their families and followers, are threatened by rebellion and conflict. These rich films are woven with the finest of Shakespeare's poetry and are filmed in the architecture and landscape of the period.

Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Irons, David Suchet, Judi Dench, John Hurt, Benedict Cumberbatch

Series, 2012, Biography, Drama, Historical


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The Hollow Crown - TV Showtimes

Thursday, May 24

1:30am

The Hollow Crown ‘Henry V’

SBS

The Hollow Crown

'Henry V'

SBS, 1:30am, Thu, 24 May 2018, 150 minutes

REPEAT

Henry V (Tom Hiddleston) has settled onto the throne and has the makings of a fine King. The French Ambassador (Jeremy Covillault) brings a challenge from the French Dauphin. Inspired by his courtiers, Exeter (Anton Lesser) and York (Paterson Joseph), Henry swears that he will, with all force, answer this challenge. The Chorus (John Hurt) tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French King (Lambert Wilson) Henry lays a heavy siege and captures Harfleur. The French now take Henry's claims seriously and challenge the English army to battle at Agincourt.

Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Covillault, Anton Lesser, Paterson Joseph, John Hurt, Lambert Wilson

Series, United Kingdom, English, Drama, Biography, Historical


The Hollow Crown ‘Henry V’

SBS HD

The Hollow Crown

'Henry V'

SBS HD, 1:30am, Thu, 24 May 2018, 150 minutes

REPEAT

Henry V (Tom Hiddleston) has settled onto the throne and has the makings of a fine King. The French Ambassador (Jeremy Covillault) brings a challenge from the French Dauphin. Inspired by his courtiers, Exeter (Anton Lesser) and York (Paterson Joseph), Henry swears that he will, with all force, answer this challenge. The Chorus (John Hurt) tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French King (Lambert Wilson) Henry lays a heavy siege and captures Harfleur. The French now take Henry's claims seriously and challenge the English army to battle at Agincourt.

Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Covillault, Anton Lesser, Paterson Joseph, John Hurt, Lambert Wilson

Series, United Kingdom, English, Drama, Biography, Historical


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