BBC production of Henry IV Part II.
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
Jon Finch as King Henry the Fourth
David Gwillim as Henry, Prince of Wales
Rob Edwards as Prince John of Lancaster
Martin Neil as Prince Humphrey of Gloucester
Roger Davenport as Thomas, Duke of Clarence
Bruce Purchase as the Earl of Northumberland
David Neal as Scroop, Archbishop of York
Michael Miller as Lord Mowbray
Richard Bebb as Lord Hastings
John Humphry as Lord Bardolph
Salvin Stewart as Sir John Colville
David Strong as Travers
Carl Oatley as Morton
Rod Beacham as the Earl of Warwick
David Buck as the Earl of Westmorland
Brian Poyser as Gower
Ralph Michael as the Lord Chief Justice
Anthony Quayle as Sir John Falstaff
Jack Galloway as Poins
Gordon Gostelow as Bardolph
Bryan Pringle as Pistol
Steven Beard as Peto
John Fowler as Falstaff's Page
Robert Eddison as Justice Robert Shallow
Leslie French as Justice Silence
Raymond Platt as Davy
Frederick Proud as Fang
Julian Battersby as Ralph Mouldy
Roy Herrick as Simon Shadow
Alan Collins as Thomas Wart
John Tordoff as Francis Feeble
Roger Elliott as Peter Bullcalf
Jenny Laird as Lady Northumberland
Michele Dotrice as Lady Percy
Brenda Bruce as Mistress Quickly
Frances Cuka as Doll Tearsheet
Tim Brown as Chief Justice's Servant
Colin Dunn as Messenger

Certificate U
Running Time 150 mins
Region 2
Main Language English
Subtitles English
Release Date N/A

Number of Discs 1

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