The Hollow Crown

Seasons

The Hollow Crown

Season 1 (2012)

Collection of four BBC adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays comprising 'Richard II', 'Henry IV: Part One', 'Henry IV: Part Two' and 'Henry V'. Beginning in the year 1399, the plays deal with events affecting the monarchy during a 16-year period, where the ruling orders of Richard II (Ben Whishaw), Henry IV (Jeremy Irons) and Henry V (Tom Hiddleston) find themselves beset by rebellion, greed and war. The cast also includes Rory Kinnear, Simon Russell Beale, Julie Walters and Lindsay Duncan.

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The Hollow Crown

Season 2 (2015)

The first and second series of the BBC's adaptations of Shakespeare's 'History Plays'. Beginning in the year 1399, the plays deal with events affecting the monarchy during a period where the ruling orders of Richard II (Ben Whishaw), Henry IV (Jeremy Irons) and Richard III (Benedict Cumberbatch) find themselves beset by rebellion, greed and war. Series 1 episodes are: 'Richard II', 'Henry IV: Part One', 'Henry IV: Part Two' and 'Henry V'. Series 2 episodes are: 'Henry VI: Part One', 'Henry VI: Part Two', 'Henry VI: Part Three' and 'Richard III'.

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