The Hollow Crown

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Original run: 30 Jun 2012 – 21 May 2016

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama, History

Network: BBC TWO UK

Watched by: 11 642 of 663 400 1.75%

Total running time: 15 hours 24 minutes

Episode duration: 132 minutes

IMDB rating: 8.3 of 10 5 385 rating: 8.121 of 10 6 964

MyShows rating: 4.27 of 5 2 819

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The Hollow Crown brings together four filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's History Plays - Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. Starting in the year 1399, this continuous story of monarchy follows events during sixteen years of dynastic and political power play. Kings, with their families and followers, are threatened by rebellion and conflict. The story takes us from the Royal Court at Westminster to battlefields in England and France. These rich films are woven with the finest of Shakespeare's poetry and are filmed in the architecture and landscape of the period.

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