Henry VI, Part 1

Henry VI, Part 1 is a 2016 British television film based on the plays Henry VI, Part 1 and Henry VI, Part 2 by William Shakespeare. It is the fifth film in the series of television adaptations of William Shakespeare's history plays under the title The Hollow Crown produced by Sam Mendes for BBC Two. It was directed by Dominic Cooke, who also adapted the screenplay with Ben Power. It starred Tom Sturridge as Henry VI, Sophie Okonedo as Queen Margaret and Adrian Dunbar as Richard of York. The adaptation presents Henry VI in two parts, incorporating all three Henry VI plays.


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    director Dominic Cooke
    genre drama
    publisher BBC Two