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2012
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • History

Henry IV Part 2: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Runtime
2h 51m
Countries
  • GB
  • United Kingdom
Languages
  • en
Hotspur is dead and Prince Hal has proved his mettle on the battlefield, but King Henry IV lies dying and the rebels show no sign of surrendering. Even Sir John Falstaff is forced out of the taverns to raise a militia, but will his attachment to Hal be rewarded with promotion and the life of ease he feels sure he deserves? Henry IV Part 2 includes some of the greatest moments in Shakespeare: the deathbed scene of the old King, when Hal contemplates the crown; and Hal's devastating rejection of Falstaff himself. Roger Allam ('a Falstaff to treasure' - The Times) won the 2011 Best Actor Olivier Award for his performance in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2. 'Jamie Parker (Prince Hal) is 'terrific to watch' (London Evening Standard); he appeared in As You Like It at the Globe in 2009, and was also in The History Boys at the National Theatre, on Broadway and on film.

Cast

Sir John Falstaff
Sir Walter Blunt / Sheriff / Lord Chief Justice
Hastings / Travers / Drawer / Gloucester
Lord Bardolph / Davy
Falstaff's Page / Clarence
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  • Status
    Released
  • Release date
    June 25, 2012
  • Original Language
    English
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  • Production Companies
    • Shakespeare's Globe