King & Country: Shakespeare's Great Cycle of Kings
Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon Gregory Doran directs King and Country: Shakespeare's Great Cycle of Kings - the complete cycle of Richard ll, Henry lV Parts l & ll and Henry V.
David Tennant plays the title role in Richard ll, with Antony Sher and Jasper Britton as Falstaff and Henry lV respectively in Henry lV Parts l & ll. Alex Hassell follows his performance as Prince Hal in Henry lV Parts l & ll as Henry V in the final play in the tetralogy.
Extra features: Directors Commentary, Cinema Films, Cast Interviews, Cast Galleries.
RICHARD II Richard - David Tennant Duke of York - Oliver Ford Davies John of Gaunt - Michael Pennington Bolingbroke - Nigel Lindsay Duchess of Gloucester - Jane Lapotaire
HENRY IV Play in 2 Parts King Henry IV - Jasper Britton Prince Hal - Alex Hassell Earl of Northumberland - Sean Chapman Earl of Worcester / Pistol - Antony Byrne Hotspur - Trevor White Bardolph / Owen Glendower - Joshua Richards Sir John Falstaff - Antony Sher Peto - Martin Bassindale Ned Poins - Sam Marks Mistress Quickly - Paola Dionisotti Prince John - Elliot Barnes-Worrell Bardolph - Joshua Richards Falstaff’s Page - Luca Saraceni-Gunner Doll Tearsheet - Nia Gwynne Justice Shallow - Oliver Ford Davies Justice Silence - Jim Hooper
HENRY V Gloucester/Monsieur le Fer - Daniel Abbott Boy - Martin Bassindale Pistol - Antony Byrne Exeter - Sean Chapman Chorus - Oliver Ford Davies Orléans / Bishop of Ely - Nicholas Gerard-Martin Dauphin - Robert Gilbert Canterburry / Erpingham - Jim Hooper Katherine - Jennifer Kirby Queen Isobel - Jane Lapotaire Constable of France - Sam Marks Bates / Bedford - Dale Mathurin Nym / Warwick / Governor of Harfleur - Christopher Middleton Rambures / Scroop - Keith Osborn Mistress Quickly - Sarah Parks Alice - Leigh Quinn Bardolph / Fluellen - Joshua Richards King of France - Simon Thorp Grey / Gower - Obioma Ugoala Westmorland / MacMorris / Court - Andrew Westfield Cambridge / Michael Williams / Jamy - Simon Yadoo Gregory Doran, stage director Stephen Brimson Lewis, set and costume designer Tim Mitchell, lighting designer Music composed by Paul Englishby Recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, November 2013 (Richard II), May 2014 (Henry IV Parts I and II), March 2015 (Henry V) Bonus: - Director’s Commentary - Cinema Films (Henry IV Parts I and II, Henry V) - Cast Interviews (Richard II, Henry IV Parts I and II) - Cast Galleries Picture format: NTSC 16:9 Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 / 5.1 Region code: 0 (worldwide) Subtitles: English (all) + French, German (Richard II, Henry IV Parts I and II) Running time: 11 hrs 3 mins (play) + 75 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 4