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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 2 The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 1

First Aired: September 27, 2013

"Henry IV, Part 1" is the first half of Shakespeare's chronicle of the troubled reign of Henry IV (Jeremy Irons), Richard II's usurper. As the history play opens, he faces rebellious nobles; and deals with a profligate son (Tom Hiddleston) who prefers a lowly tavern to the royal court.

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Season 41, Episode 1

September 20, 2013

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Season 41, Episode 3

October 4, 2013

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