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The Hollow Crown: Henry V

The Hollow Crown brings together four filmed adaptations of Shakespeare’s History Plays – Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. Starting in the year 1399, this continuous story of monarchy follows events during sixteen years of dynastic and political power play. Kings, with their families and followers, are threatened by rebellion and conflict. Directed by Thea Sharrock and starring Tom Hiddleston, Henry V is the second installment in the series, which will be shown on BBC 2 and BBC iPlayer.