The Hollow Crown - The Wars of the Roses, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes



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Episode Info

After the Battle of St Albans, Plantagenet and the Yorkists ride to London to claim the throne. Henry negotiates to keep the crown for his lifetime but agrees to disinherit his son Prince Edward. Margaret is outraged and attacks Plantagenet at his house, slaughtering the duke and his youngest son Edmund. Elder brothers Edward, George and Richard escape and swear to avenge the murders and destruction of their house.


Ben Daniels
as Buckingham
Adrian Dunbar
as Plantagenet
James Fleet
as Hastings
Keeley Hawes
as Queen Elizabeth
Ben Miles
as Somerset
Andrew Scott
as King Louis
Kyle Soller
as Clifford
Tom Sturridge
as Henry VI
Simon Armstrong
as Grieving Father
Jamie Ballard
as Grieving Son
Alan David
as Bishop of Ely
Mariah Gale
as Lady Bona
Christopher Godwin
as Shepherd II
Tom Godwin
as Shepherd I
Richard Lynch
as Westmorland
John A. MacKay
as Brackenbury
Jordan McCurrach
as Young Soldier
Lucy Robinson
as Young Cecily
Al Weaver
as Rivers
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Critic reviews for Henry VI Part 2

The second installment of Henry IV is less of a standalone piece than The Hollow Crown: "Henry IV Part 1", but it does what good television should do: it builds on "Part 1", and it lays the groundwork for the final installment in the series

June 29, 2017 | Full Review…

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