Open University | The Authentick and Ironical Historie of Henry V

Henry V

This programme looks for the real King Henry V in Medieval history, on the Shakespearean stage and in Olivier's film. It sets out to show each age rewrites the history to get the image of the King it wants or needs.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 49'21''
  • Broadcast date: 1996

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

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