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Season 41, Episode 3 The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 2

First Aired: October 4, 2013

Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Part 2" chronicles the rise of Prince Hal (Tom Hiddleston), who at the start of the history play is again on the outs with his father, the increasingly frail Henry IV (Jeremy Irons). In other events, the Lord Chief Justice (Geoffrey Palmer) attempts to separate the licentious Falstaff from the prince; and Henry IV faces yet another rebellion. Michelle Dockery appears as Lady Percy.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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