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Henry IV, Part 1 (1980, David Giles)

TitleHenry IV, Part 1
Release LocationsGB
DirectorDavid Giles
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 35 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsHenry IV, Part 1 (teleplay)
SeriesThe Shakespeare Plays


The production was recorded at the BBC studios between 7 and 12 March 1979

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Henry IVJon Finch
Prince Of WalesDavid Gwillim
LancasterRob Edwards
WestmorelandDavid Buck
Sir WalterRobert Brown
WorcesterClive Swift
NorthumberlandBruce Purchase
HotspurTim Pigott-Smith
Earl Of MarchRobert Morris
ScroopDavid Neal
Sir MichaelNorman Rutherford
Earl Of DouglasJohn Cairney
Owen GlendowerRichard Owens
Sir Richard VernonTerence Wilton
Sir John FalstaffAnthony Quayle
PoinsJack Galloway
PetoSteven Beard
BardolphGordon Gostelow
Lady PercyMichele Dotrice
Lady MortimerSharon Morgan
Mistress QuicklyBrenda Bruce
SheriffNeville Barber
ChamberlainDouglas Milvain
Second CarrierDavid Bailie
First CarrierMike Lewin
Servant To HotspurGeorge Winter
First MessengerMichael Heath

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorDavid Giles
Director's AssistantBeryl Watts
ProducerCedric Messina
Literary ConsultantJohn Wilders
ComposerDavid Lloyd-Jones
Fight CoordinatorTerry Walsh
Adaptor/TranslatorAlan Shallcross
Production ManagerFraser Lowden
CostumesOdette Barrow
MakeupElizabeth Moss
LightingDennis Channon
ProductionDon Homfray
Production AssistantJenny Macarthur

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell