The official air dates have now been confirmed for the BBC’s highly-anticipated The Hollow Crown – Shakespeare Unlocked season.
RICHARD II – Saturday 30th June, BBC2, 9:00pm – 11:20pm
HENRY IV (Part I) – Saturday 7th July, BBC2, exact time TBC
HENRY IV (Part II) – Saturday 14th July, BBC2, exact time TBC
HENRY V – Saturday 21st July, BBC2, exact time TBC
This brand new series of Shakespeare films is coming to BBC2 as part of the BBC’s contribution to the London 2012 Festival and the Cultural Olympiad. The series encompasses Richard II, Henry IV (Parts I and II) and Henry V and stars BEN WHISHAW as Richard II (in Richard II) and TOM HIDDLESTON as Prince Hal (in Henry IV Parts 1 & 2) and Henry V (in Henry V).
For exclusive images and full information about the films, see our previous blog: The Heads That Wear A Crown.
The full trailer is below, followed by three clips from the series: