BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

The Life of King Henry V 

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Director:

Leonard Brett

Writers:

William Shakespeare (play), Royston Morley (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Marius Goring ... Chorus
Clement McCallin Clement McCallin ... Henry V
Oliver Burt Oliver Burt ... Duke of Exeter
John Stevens John Stevens ... Earl of Westmoreland
Richard Caldicot ... Archbishop of Canterbury / Duke of Burgundy
John Fabian John Fabian ... Duke of Bedford / Earl of Warwick
Richard Gilbert Richard Gilbert ... Rambures
Cyril Conway Cyril Conway ... Lord Scroop / Duke of York
John Arnold John Arnold ... Earl of Cambridge / Duke of Bourbon
Gordon Whiting Gordon Whiting ... Sir Thomas Gray
Virginia Winter Virginia Winter ... Hostess, Mistress Quickly
Willoughby Gray ... Pistol
George Woodbridge ... Bardolph
Cameron Hall Cameron Hall ... Nym
Norman Claridge Norman Claridge ... Charles VI, King of France
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Storyline

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

22 April 1951 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First full-length television adaptation of the play in Britain. See more »

Connections

Version of Henry V (1966) See more »

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