An Age of Kings | Henry IV

Henry IV Part I

Part Three of a fifteen-part BBC series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies). This is the first part of Henry IV. Henry Bolingbroke, deposed the rightful King Richard II, and ascended the throne as Henry IV. Richard was later murdered. Henry in remorse, vows a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC TV
  • Duration: 1'18'00''
  • Broadcast date: 1960

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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