We've added screencaps from the first episode of Hollow Crown: Henry VI Pt1 to the site, in which Philip played Lord Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury.
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The BBC have released a new trailer for their Shakespeare Festival and it features a new shot of Philip Glenister who stars as Lord Talbot, the leader of the English troops in France, in the first episode, Henry VI Pt. 1 (Part of the Hollow Crown series)
The full trailer is available on the BBC's Shakespeare on Tour website
The Hollow Crown: Henry VI Pt. 1 will air on 7th May on BBC Two (time TBC).
This week saw the launch of the BBC's Shakespeare Festival, to celebrate the bard's 400th birthday. As part of this they released a trailer for the upcoming drama, Hollow Crown: War of the Roses, which will start Philip as Lord Talbot (The Earl of Shrewsbury).
It only features a quick shot of Phil, but he looked resplendent sat on his horse.
The series, which also stars Judi Dench, Keeley Hawes, Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Bonneville is expected to air in April 2016. Watch the full trailer below:
Thanks to Twitter, we can today bring you the first photos of Philip in costume for his upcoming role as Lord Talbot, in The Hollow Crown series 2. Filming has been taking place at Wells Cathedral, which has been turned into a medieval masterpiece this week.
Niall Pearce was there and snapped the following pictures of Philip on a cheeky tea break. (Click to view larger images.)
And Emma Goddard, also snapped a couple too. She'd only been there fifteen minutes and saw Philip - what great timing!
There is no filming tomorrow and the final day at the Cathedral is Friday - if any of our readers do go, we hope you get some pics and will be kind enough to share them!
The Hollow Crown series 2 is expected to air in 2016.
It has been announced today that Philip will join the cast of the BBC's Shakespeare series, 'The Hollow Crown: War of the Roses'. The series comprises three of Shakespeare's plays; Henry VI Part 1, Henry V Part 2, and Richard III.
He will play Lord Talbot (The Earl of Shrewsbury) in Henry VI Part 1, alongside Sophie Okonedo (Queen Margaret), Hugh Bonneville (Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester), Adrian Dunbar (Plantagenet) and Michael Gambon (Mortimer).
Lord Talbot is presented as the epitome of a late medieval soldier; noble, chivalrous and fighting for the honor of king and country.
Phil's Ashes to Ashes co-star, Keeley Hawes is also working on this project, but she is set to be in Richard III.
Filming has begun this week on the series, but as yet there is no air date for it.
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