Great Performances

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses | Henry VI Part 1

Season 44 Episode 4 | 2h

Henry VI, Part 1 is the first of three parts in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses mini-series. The King is dead and England is in crisis. War rages with the French and divisions within the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI (Tom Sturridge) causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou, forcing an unwanted truce. This sets the scene for Civil War.

Aired: 12/11/16

Expired: 01/03/17

Rating: NR

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