Henry IV Part 1

Henry IV Part 1 (1979)

DramaHistory

Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince of Wales, has thrown over life at court in favour of heavy drinking and petty theft in the company of a debauched elderly knight, Sir John Falstaff. Hal must extricate himself from some legal problems, regain his father's good opinions and help suppress the uprising.

Director: David Giles

Release Date: 1979-12-09
Status: Released
Run time: 148 min / 2:28
Production Company : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Production Country: United Kingdom

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Casts

Jon Finch
as King Henry IV
David Gwillim
as Henry, Prince of Wales
Anthony Quayle
as Sir John Falstaff
Clive Swift
as Thomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
Tim Pigott-Smith
as Harry Percy, Hotspur

Crew

Writing William Shakespeare Author
Directing David Giles Director

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