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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 41, Episode 1 The Hollow Crown: Richard II

First Aired: September 20, 2013

A series of filmed adaptations of Shakespeare history plays commences with "Richard II," about a self-indulgent monarch (Ben Whishaw) who is overthrown by a rival (Rory Kinnear) he banished from the realm and whose rightful inheritance he seized.

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The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 1

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