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Clip: Henry IV Part 1


Henry IV’s reign is marred by his own guilt over Richard’s death, civil war, and the gnawing fear that his son Hal is a total wastrel unworthy of the throne. In this scene from the Shakespeare history play, Henry IV (Jeremy Irons) lectures his son, Prince Hal (Tom Hiddleston), on his poor and unprincelike conduct. This adaptation of “Henry IV, Part 1,” premieres Friday, September 27 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and is part of “The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s History Plays” series.