Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
The play presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind, by drugs, by lust, by jealousy, by a marriage on the rocks and even violence. [more inside]
Space: 1999: Death's Other Dominion Rewatch Season 1, Ep 14
Back after another long break, and given the lack of any inter-episode continuity within most of Season One I'm jumping ahead to 'Death's Other Dominion', featuring BRIAN BLESSED. (Also, lots and lots of Shakespearean thesping, and one of the series' more memorable denouements.) [more inside]
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Slings and Arrows: Geoffrey's Return First Watch Season 1, Ep 2
A farewell; a return; a new career opportunity, twice; another return.
Slings and Arrows: Oliver's Dream First Watch Season 1, Ep 1
A show opens; a show doesn't open; the past is revisited; the future is changed. [more inside]