Great Performances - The Hollow Crown

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The original “Game of Thrones” has inspired bold film adaptations with a cast of leading British and Hollywood talent including Jeremy Irons, Tom Hiddleston, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Patrick Stewart, John Hurt, Julie Walters, David Suchet, Michelle Dockery and David Morrissey. Experience four of Shakespeare’s history plays assembled into a single chronological narrative.

Great Performances - “The Hollow Crown”

Sundays at 1pm on PBS North
September 22 - October 13

*View our online schedule for more airdates



September 22 - Richard II

Witness Ben Whishaw’s performance as Richard in this television adaptation of Shakespeare’s play.


September 29 - Henry IV, Part 1

Watch Tom Hiddleston as Prince Hal and Jeremy Irons as his father in Shakespeare’s history play.


October 6 - Henry IV, Part 2”

Follow Prince Hal’s path to reconciliation with his father and his ascension to the throne.


October 13 - Henry V”

Follow the action as England prepares for war and Henry rallies his forces for battle at Agincourt.