BBC production of Henry V.
Part of the BBC Shakespeare Collection.

In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilised the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors.

Directed by David Giles
David Gwillim as King Henry the Fifth
Martin Smith as the Duke of Gloucester
Rob Edwards as the Duke of Bedford
Roger Davenport as the Duke of Clarence
Clifford Parrish as the Duke of Exeter
Derek Hollis as the Duke of York
Robert Ashby as the Earl of Salisbury
David Buck as the Earl of Westmoreland
Rob Beacham as the Earl of Warwick
Trevor Baxter as the Archbishop of Canterbury
John Abineri as the Bishop of Ely
William Whymper as the Earl of Cambridge
Ian Price as Lord Scroop
George Howe as Sir Thomas Erpingham
David Rowlands as Sir Thomas Grey
Brian Poyser as Gower
Tim Wylton as Fluellen
Paddy Ward as MacMorris
Michael McKevitt as Jamy
Ronald Forfar as Bates
Joe Ritchie as Court
David Pinner as Williams
Jeffrey Holland as Nym
Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph
Bryan Pringle as Pistol
John Fowler as Boy
Simon Broad as Herald
Thorley Walters as the Charles the Sixth, King of France
Keith Drinkel as Lewis, the Dauphin
Robert Harris as the Duke of Burgundy
John Saunders as the Duke of Orléans
John Bryans as the Duke of Bourbon
Julian Glover as the Constable of France
Carl Forgione as Rambures
Alan Brown as Governor of Harfleur
Garrick Hagon as Mountjoy
Pamela Ruddock as Queen Isabel of France
Jocelyne Boisseau as Katherine
Anna Quayle as Alice
Brenda Bruce as Mistress Quickly
Graham Pountney as French Soldier
Ronald Chenery as Messenger

Certificate U
Running Time 165 mins
Region 2
Main Language English
Subtitles English
Release Date N/A

Number of Discs 1

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