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Shakespeare Uncovered: Henry IV and Henry V

Jeremy Irons takes a look at the 'Henry' plays, and views previous adaptations of the plays as well as the 2012 versions (in which he plays King Henry IV) made for the "Cultural Olympiad." He also analyzes Shakespeare's source material and the continued relevancy of the plays in relation to modern politics and war.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Saturday July 07th, 2012

Director: Richard Denton

Alternate Airdates:

US (PBS) Feb 01, 2013
AU (ABC1) Mar 24, 2013

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Guest Stars
Jamie ParkerJamie Parker
As Prince Hal (Henry IV performance 2010)
Recurring
Jeremy IronsJeremy Irons
As Himself / Presenter
Dominic RowanDominic Rowan
As Chorus (Henry V)
Oliver CottonOliver Cotton
As Henry IV (Henry IV performance 2010)
Roger AllamRoger Allam
As Falstaff (Henry IV performance 2010)
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerSasha Milroy  |  Greg Sanderson  |  David Horn
ProducerRichard Denton
EditorRichard Fretwell
On-Line EditorLaurence Thripp
Dubbing MixerAlan Russell (1)  |  George Foulgham
Series ProducerRichard Denton
SoundTim Day  |  Kuz Randhawa  |  Dave Calvert
ComposerGlenn Keiles
CameraJohn Holdsworth  |  Alex Hansen  |  Charlie Laing
Executive ProducerFiona Stourton
ColouristTim Waller  |  Andrew Daniel
Artistic DirectorDominic Dromgoole
Executive In ChargeStephen Segaller
Director Of ProductionAndrew McKerlie
 
Warning: Shakespeare Uncovered season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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