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Henry V at the Globe

Synopsis
A programme to mark the opening of the newly reconstructed Shakespeare’s Globe in London. Features Act IV of Henry V, with Richard Oliver directing Mark Rylance as Henry. Includes extracts from the celebrations, at which the play’s prologue is read by Zoe Wanamaker as a tribute to her father Sam Wanamaker for turning the idea of a new Globe Theatre into reality. See also the entry for the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s recording of the full stage production.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
15 Jun 1997 at 20:00 (Channel: Channel Four)
Duration
50 mins

Credits

Director
Steve Ruggi
Producer
Debra Hauer
Contributor
Richard Olivier
Cast
Mark RylanceKing Henry V
Zoë WanamakerChorus
Christian CamargoDauphin
Craig PinderLord Rambures
David FielderFluellen
David LearDuke of Gloucester
John McEneryPistol
Matthew ScurfieldDuke of Exeter
Nick FletcherDuke of Bedford
Rory EdwardsDuke of Orleans
Toby CockerellBoy (Falstaff’s page)
Vincent BrimbleGower

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stage directing; Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Related items
Henry V

Notes

Reviews
Source: Channel 4 Programme Information 14 June - 20 June 1997

Production Company

Name

Euphoria Films

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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