The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

First Aired: May 2016

Film for BBC2.

Three filmed adaptations of William Shakespeare’s Henry VI (in 2 parts) and Richard III.

Hugh plays Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester in Henry VI Part I.

The series aired in the USA on PBS from 11th December 2016.


Ben Power (adaptation), William Shakespeare (play)


Adrian Dunbar, Michael Gambon, Philip Glenister, Sally Hawkins, Anton Lesser, Ben Miles, Sophie Okonedo, Tom Sturridge, Stanley Townsend, Jason Watkins, Samuel West


Dominic Cooke


Rupert Ryle-Hodges

Production Co:

Neal Street Productions, Carnival/NBCUniversal and Thirteen for BBC Two

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