An Age of Kings | 6: Henry IV: Uneasy Lies the Head

Henry IV Part II

Part Six of a fifteen-part BBC series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies). This is the final part of Henry IV. Henry IV, despite failing health, has to organise a new campaign against the Northern rebels, and sends his younger son Prince John of Lancaster to negotiate with the rebels.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC TV
  • Duration: 1'15'16''
  • Broadcast date: 1960

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

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