THE HOLLOW CROWN (2012, BBC, 1 Season) is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first cycle is a brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry IV, Part II (treated as one film in two parts in the series) and Henry V. It starred Ben Whishaw, Jeremy Irons and Tom Hiddleston.
THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES
"For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground / And tell sad stories of the death of kings." The Hollow Crown: Richard II, with Ben Whishaw. His BAFTA, awarded for good reason.
Ben Whishaw as Richard II in BBC series 2012, The Hollow Crown
Lady Percy (aka the Long Suffering Mrs. Hotspur) in The Hollow Crown (Michelle Dockery).
The Hollow Crown, Richard II. David Morissey as Northumberland
Michelle Dockery as Lady Percy The Hallow Crown
Ben Whishaw, The Hollow Crown: Richard II. Such a tragic story, and the fact that it's based on medieval English historical events makes it even more tragic.