The Sunday Play | Henry IV Part I

Henry IV Part I

A BBC radio Shakespeare adaptation of Henry IV Part I which features Falstaff, Shakespeare's greatest comic creation, who latches on to Hal, the young Prince of Wales, and educates him in the vices of the tavern. When Hotspur leads a rebellion against the King, Henry despairs of his son's degradation and neglect of duty. The time has come for Hal to redeem himself.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 2'42'31''
  • Broadcast date: 1995

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

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