Ben Whishaw

The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s History Plays

Full Episode: Richard II

Watch the full film adaptation of Richard II from The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s History Plays series. The story of a king who loses his crown stars actor Ben Whishaw in the title role. Short Synopsis: KING RICHARD (Ben Whishaw) is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin HENRY BOLINGBROKE and THOMAS MOWBRAY. RICHARD […]

The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s History Plays

About the Series

The Hollow Crownis a lavish new series of filmed adaptations of four of Shakespeare’s most gripping history plays; Richard II, Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2 and Henry V on THIRTEEN’s GREAT PERFORMANCESbeginning Friday, September 20 at 9 p.m. (Check local listings.) The films – chronicling a bloody tale of family, politics and […]