King Henry the Fourth. Part 1

United Kingdom, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “BBC Television Shakespeare Series”.
Featuring Jon Finch as King Henry IV, David Gwillim as Prince Hal, Anthony Quayle as Falstaff. Shakespeare’s play is the dark portrait of a king who comes to the throne with blood on his hands. Having killed Richard III, he is guilt-ridden in the knowledge of his foul deed. As a usurper he is now being plotted against by those who helped him to power.

Credits

director
producer

Cedric Messina

production company

BBC

Duration

02:30:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1979

Appears in

Group of items

BBC Television Shakespeare Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35218

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → Literature

Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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