Great Performances

The Hollow Crown: Henry V

Series Website »
Episode Guide »
Henry V (Tom Hiddleston) has settled onto the throne and has the makings of a fine king when the French ambassador brings a challenge from the Dauphin (Edward Akrout). Inspired by his courtiers Exeter (Anton Lesser) and York (Patterson Joseph), Henry swears that he will, with all force, answer this challenge. The chorus tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French king, Henry lays a heavy siege and captures Harfleur. The French now take Henry's claims seriously and challenge the English army to battle at Agincourt.



  • Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do
  • Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebration - Full
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons' Concert
  • Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro - Full Program
  • La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema - Full Program
  • American Voices with Renée Fleming
  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!
  • Star-Spangled Spectacular
  • Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman & Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot
  • Dudamel Conducts Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl - Full
  • Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
  • Sting: The Last Ship
  • Barrymore
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!"
  • San Francisco Opera's Moby Dick
  • Great Performances 40th Anniversary Celebration
  • Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris
  • Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy
  • Magical Mystery Tour Revisited
  • Twilight: Los Angeles
  • LA Phil performs An American in Paris
  • Macbeth


Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Great Performances" here.

Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

Upcoming and featured!

People talk about Vermont PBS!

Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2015 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn