All 15 episodes from the television series featuring productions of eight history plays by William Shakespeare. Adapted from the plays 'Richard II', 'Henry IV: Parts 1 and 2', 'Henry V', 'Henry VI: Parts 1, 2 and 3' and 'Richard III', the series includes performances by actors such as Frank Pettingell, Angela Baddeley, Robert Hardy, Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench and Sean Connery. The episodes are: 'Richard II: The Hollow Crown', 'Richard II: The Deposing of a King', 'Henry IV: Rebellion from the North', 'Henry IV: The Road to Shrewsbury', 'Henry IV: The New Conspiracy', 'Henry IV: Uneasy Lies the Head', 'Henry V: Signs of War', 'Henry V: The Band of Brothers', 'Henry VI: The Red Rose and the White', 'Henry VI: The Fall of a Protector', 'Henry VI: The Rabble from Kent', 'Henry VI: The Morning's War', 'Henry VI: The Sun in Splendour', 'Richard III: The Dangerous Brother' and 'Richard III: The Boar Hunt'.
BBC TV's epic survey of eight of Shakespeare's history plays shown in 1960 and not officially available since. 16 hours playing time. 5-DVD boxed set, used and in VGC. Issued 2013.