Prefaces to Shakespeare | Henry IV Part II

Henry IV Part II

The actor Anthony Quayle gives his personal view of Henry IV Part 2 and introduces this winter's season of Shakespeare's plays on BBC2. Quayle played Falstaff in the BBC TV Shakespeare productions of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2. "Falstaff is a walking paradox, and we're fascinated by him because his faults and failings are in all of us, only we're never as witty and funny as he is."


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 19'19''
  • Broadcast date: 1979

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

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