Performance | Henry IV Part I

Henry IV Part I

Part 1 of a 1995 BBC screen adaptation by John Caird which compresses both parts of Henry IV into a three-hour television drama focusing on the father/son relationships in the plays. It tells the story of a young man's elevation from immature prince to responsible king and explores timeless themes against the brutal backdrop of medieval England. This production was transmitted in two parts with a five minute break.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 1'27'42''
  • Broadcast date: 1995

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

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