The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown

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Season 2 2012
The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the...
The Hollow Crown

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The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry IV, Part II (treated as one film in two parts in the series) and Henry V. The Second Season is subtitled "The Wars of the Roses" as a reference to its scope. It is based on Shakespeare's first tetralogy: Henry VI: Part I, Henry VI: Part II, Henry VI: Part III (treated as two films in the series) and Richard III.
  • First Aired
    30 June 2012
  • Last Aired
    21 May 2016
  • Runtime
    114m, 132m
  • Genre
  • Seasons
    2
  • Episodes
    7
  • Status
    Ended
  • Language
    English
  • Network
    BBC Two