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Shakespeare: Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2: Workshops I and II (1985)

TitleShakespeare: Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2: Workshops I and II
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length24 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsHenry IV, Part 1 (documentary)
Henry IV, Part 2 (documentary)
SeriesOpen University Film Library


One of several programs prepared for the Open University television programs in Great Britain. Not seen in the U.S. According to the BUFVC catalog, each program features a director leading one of the actors through his/her role. In this program, director John Russell Brown explores the father-son bond between Prince Hal and King Henry IV

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

King Henry IVPeter Jeffrey
Prince HalMichael Thomas
FalstaffTimothy West
DirectorJohn Russell Brown

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerDavid Hoyle

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell