Shakespeare: King & Country [Box Set]
By Abbott; Barnes-Worrell; Bassindale; Britton; Byrne; Chapman; Cruickshank; Davies; Dionisotti; Gerard-Martin; Gilbert; Glynn; Goldman; Griffiths; Gwynne; Hamilton; Hassell; Hooper; Kerkour; Kirby; Lapotaire; Lindsay; Mann; Marks; Mathurin; Middleton; Mille. By William Shakespeare; Paul Englishby. Sound type: LPCM & DTS 5.1/LPCM & DTS Master Audio 5.1. Soundtracks. 4 DVDs. Published by Opus Arte (NX.OA-1208BD).
Item Number: NX.OA-1208BD
Primary language: English; Subtitles: English, French, German (Henry V English only).
Gregory Doran directs King and Country: Shakespeare's Great Cycle of Kings - the complete cycle of Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry V. David Tennant plays the title role in Richard II, with Antony Sher and Jasper Britton as Falstaff and Henry IV respectively in Henry IV Parts I & II. Alex Hassell follows his performance as Prince Hal in Henry IV Parts I & II as Henry V in the final play in the tetralogy. 'A definitive production of a great play' Daily Mail on Richard II 5 Stars; 'Gregory Doran's productions are a triumphant achievement' Times on Henry IV Parts I & II 5 Stars; 'Shakespeare's two greatest plays' Guardian on Henry IV Parts I & II 4 Stars; 'The Shakespearean event of the Autumn' Telegraph on Henry V 5 Stars.