The Hollow Crown

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 3 - Richard Iii

4.5 59 x
At Westminster, Richard speaks about his deformity, the evil plots he has laid, and the decadence at court.

Season 2, Episode 2 - Henry Vi Part Ii

4.0 50 x
After the Battle of St Albans, Plantagenet and the Yorkists ride to London to claim the throne. Henry negotiates to keep the crown for his lifetime but agrees to disinherit his son Prince Edward.

Season 2, Episode 1 - Henry Vi Part I

2.5 51 x
Against the backdrop of wars in France, the English nobility quarrel. News of the English defeat at Orleans reaches the duke of Gloucester. After the funeral of Henry V, his son, the infant Henry VI, is proclaimed king.
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Henry V

3.0 54 x
Henry V has settled onto the throne and has the makings of a fine King. The French Ambassador brings a challenge from the French Dauphin. Inspired by his courtiers, Exeter and York, Henry swears he will answer the challenge.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Henry Iv Part 2

3.0 36 x
In the aftermath of the Battle of Shrewsbury Northumberland learns of the death of his son. The Lord Chief Justice attempts on behalf of the increasingly frail King to separate Falstaff from Prince Hal.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Henry Iv Part 1

3.0 49 x
The King is threatened by a rebellion led by Hal's rival, Hotspur, his father Northumberland and his uncle Worcester. In the face of this danger to the state, Prince Hal joins his father to defeat the rebels.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Richard Ii

3.4 240 x
King Richard is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray. Richard calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash.

Hollow Crown: Richard Iii

Expired 3.0 322 x
Richard (Benedict Cumberbatch), the most notorious of Shakespeare's kings, manipulates and betrays his way through the court on a bloodthirsty and ruthless path to the throne. But after Richard's defeat at the battle of Bosworth Field, the Houses of Lancaster and York - the red rose and the white - are united, bringing to ...

Hollow Crown: Henry Vi Part Two

Expired 3.0 84 x
Bitter rivalries erupt into the Wars of the Roses. The feeble King Henry (Tom Sturridge) is overshadowed by Queen Margaret (Sophie Okonedo) and her faction of Lancastrian Lords, his reign further undermined by disaffected nobles supporting the House of York. Battle and bloodshed ensues and the Yorkists triumph. Edward IV (...

Hollow Crown: Henry Vi Part One

Expired 4.7 131 x
The King is dead and England is in crisis. War rages with the French and divisions with the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI (Tom Sturridge) causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou (Sophie Okonedo), forcing an unwanted truce; the scene is set for Civil War.