A filmed performance of Henry IV, Part Two at the Globe Theatre, London in 2010.

When King Henry IV (Olivier Cotton) is confined to his bed with a serious illness it seems likely that his son, Hal (Jamie Parker), will shortly be anointed King. Hal's suitability for the role, however, concerns the present King even as his death approaches and Hal takes the decision to spend less time making merry with his friends in preparation for the responsibilities of leadership.

Falstaff (Roger Allam), meanwhile, comes out of semi-retirement to raise a small militia. Now getting on in years, the rascal hopes his friendship with Hal will land him the comfortable retirement he seeks, but will Hal be true to his old allies when he finally puts on the crown?

Roger Allam as Falstaff
Jason Baughan as Westmoreland, Peto
Patrick Brennan as Lord Chief Justice, Blunt, Sheriff
Daon Broni as Mortimer, Hastings
Phil Cheadle as Douglas, Davy, Lord Bardolph
Oliver Coopersmith as Falstaff’s Page, Clarence
Oliver Cotton as King Henry IV
Sam Crane as Hotspur, Pistol
William Gaunt as Worcester, Shallow
Christopher Godwin as Northumberland, Silence
Sean Kearns as Glendower, Bullcalf, Warwick
James Lailey as Mowbray, Gadshill, Mouldy
Danny Lee Wynter as Poins
Kevork Malikyan as Vernon, Morton
Barbara Marten as Mistress Quickly
Jamie Parker as Prince Hal
Paul Rider as Bardolf, Scroop
Lorna Stuart as Lady Percy
Joseph Timms as John of Lancaster
Jade Williams as Lady Mortimer, Doll Tearsheet

Certificate E (Exempt)
Running Time 177 mins
Region 0 (All Regions)
Main Language English
Subtitles English,German
Release Date 01/08/2012

Number of Discs 1
Special Features
Interactive Menus
Enhanced WS TV

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