Performance | Henry IV Part II
Henry IV Part II
Part 2 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.Tweet
Shakespeare In Perspective | Henry IV Part II
Fred Emery offers a personal view of the play Henry IV Part II. He regards Shakespeare as 'the master of all political journalists' who movingly portrays the agonising pressures of 'life at the top '.
The BBC Television Shakespeare | Henry IV Part II
A 1979 BBC production of Shakespeare's history play. This was broadcast as part of the 37-play BBC Television Shakespeare project.