The hollow crown the complete series

Published 2013
Item Details

From executive producer Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) comes a stunning adaptation of four of Shakespeare's most celebrated historical plays: Richard II, Henry IV (Part 1 and Part 2), and Henry V. Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (The Borgias), Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers), and Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) in his award-winning role as Richard II star in this epic tale of three kings and their battle for survival, and the rise and fall of a dynasty. - Container.

Publisher, Date:
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2013]
4 videodiscs (8 hr., 48 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital surround
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
MPAA: Not rated.
CHVR: 14A.
Other Title:
Also known as: Hollow crown. Series 1 [DVD]
Hollow crown (Television program)
Richard II.
Henry IV.
Henry V.
Collective title from container; credits from title frames.
Special features: Disc 1. "The making of Richard II" behind-the scenes featurette. Disc 3. "The making of Henry IV" behind-the scenes featurette. Disc 4. "The making of Henry V" behind-the scenes featurette; "The making of a King" featurette looking at this landmark Shakespearean series.
Originally produced for television in 2012.
Richard II: Director of photography, Danny Cohen ; editor, Trevor Waite ; composer, Adam Cork ; costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; production designer, Andrew McAlpine.
Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2: Director of photography, Ben Smithard ; film editor, Lesley Walker ; composer, Stephen Warbeck ; costume designer, Annie Symons ; production designer, Donal Woods.
Henry V: Director of photography, Michael McDonough ; editor, John Wilson ; composer, Adrian Johnston ; costume designer, Annie Symons ; production designer, Alan Macdonald.
Richard II: Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, David Suchet, David Morrissey, Lindsay Duncan, James Purefoy, Clémence Poésy, Tom Hughes, David Bradley, Patrick Stewart.
Henry IV, Part 1: Jeremy Irons, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston, Alun Armstrong, Joe Armstrong, David Dawson, Michelle Dockery, Tom Georgeson, David Hayman, James Laurenson, Harry Lloyd, Maxine Peake, Robert Pugh, Julie Walters.
Henry IV, Part 2: Jeremy Irons, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston, Alun Armstrong, David Bamber, Niamh Cusack, David Dawson, Michelle Dockery, Tom Georgeson, Iain Glen, Nicholas Jones, James Laurenson, Geoffrey Palmer, Maxine Peake, Paul Ritter, Julie Walters.
Henry V: Tom Hiddleston, Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Freeman, Tom Georgeson, Richard Griffiths, Paterson Joseph, James Laurenson, Anton Lesser, Paul Ritter, Malcolm Sinclair, Owen Teale, Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Julie Walters, John Hurt.
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, English 5.1.
Closed-captioned; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
[Disc 1] Richard II / by William Shakespeare ; adapted by Rupert Goold & Ben Power ; director, Rupert Goold (2 hr., 28 min.).
[Disc 2] Henry IV Part 1 / by William Shakespeare ; adapter and director, Richard Eyre (4 hrs., 1 min., on 2 discs).
[Disc 3] Henry IV Part 2 / by William Shakespeare ; adapter and director, Richard Eyre.
[Disc 4] Henry V / by William Shakespeare ; directed by Thea Sharrock ; adapted by Ben Power (2 hr., 19 min.).
The hollow crown
Great Britain -- History -- Henry IV, 1399-1413 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry V, 1413-1422 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Richard II, 1377-1399 -- Drama.
Great Britain.
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- Drama.
Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- Drama.
Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- Drama.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical television programs.
Political television programs.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Armstrong, Alun, actor.
Armstrong, Joe, 1978- actor.
Bamber, David, actor.
Beale, Simon Russell, actor.
Bradley, David, 1942- actor.
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company.
Chaplin, Geraldine, 1944- actor.
Cohen, Danny, 1963- director of photography.
Cork, Adam, composer (expression)
Cusack, Niamh, actor.
Dawson, David, 1982- actor.
Dicks-Mireaux, Odile, costume designer.
Dockery, Michelle, 1981- actor.
Duncan, Lindsay, actor.
Eyre, Richard, 1943- television director, adaptor.
Freeman, Paul, 1943- actor.
Georgeson, Tom, 1937- actor.
Glen, Iain, 1961- actor.
Goold, Rupert, television director, adaptor.
Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013, actor.
Harris, Pippa, television producer.
Hayman, David, 1950- actor.
Hiddleston, Tom, actor.
Horn, David (Producer), television producer.
Hughes, Tom, 1986- actor.
Hurt, John, 1940-2017, actor.
Irons, Jeremy, 1948- actor.
Johnston, Adrian, composer (expression)
Jones, Nicholas, 1946- actor.
Joseph, Paterson, actor.
Kinnear, Rory, 1978- actor.
Laurenson, James, 1940- actor.
Lesser, Anton, actor.
Lloyd, Harry, 1983- actor.
Macdonald, Alan (Production designer)
McAlpine, Andrew, production designer.
McDonough, Michael, 1967- director of photography.
Mendes, Sam, television producer.
Morrissey, David, actor.
NBC Universal Television, production company.
Neal Street Productions, production company.
Neame, Gareth, television producer.
Palmer, Geoffrey, 1927-2020 actor.
Peake, Maxine, actor.
Poésy, Clémence, actor.
Power, Ben, adaptor.
Pugh, Robert, 1950- actor.
Purefoy, James, 1964- actor.
Ritter, Paul (Actor), actor.
Ryle-Hodges, Rupert, television producer.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, author.
Sharrock, Thea, 1976- television director.
Sinclair, Malcolm, 1950- actor.
Smithard, Ben, director of photography.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940- actor.
Suchet, David, actor.
Symons, Annie, costume designer.
Teale, Owen, 1961- actor.
Television adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V.
Television adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV.
Television adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard II.
Thierry, Mélanie, actor.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
Waite, Trevor, editor of moving image work.
Walker, Lesley, editor of moving image work.
Walters, Julie, 1950- actor.
Warbeck, Stephen, composer (expression)
Whishaw, Ben, 1980- actor.
Wilson, Lambert, actor.
Woods, Donal, production designer.
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