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Henry V

Synopsis
Television play. A recording, re-staged for television, of the production by Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Directed for stage by Michael Langham and for television by Lorne Freed. Douglas Rain is King Henry.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
29 Jan 1967 (Channel: CBC)
Duration
116 mins

Credits

Director
Lorne Freed
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Desmond Heeley
Contributor
Michael Langham
Cast
Douglas RainKing Henry V
William HuttChorus
Briain PetcheyArchbishop of Canterbury
Diana LeBlancKatherine
Gaétan LabrècheDauphin
Aemilia HallHostess, formerly Mistress Quickly
Al KozlikAlexander Court
Barry MacGregorMichael Williams
Bernard BehrensFluellen
Christopher NewtonDuke of Gloucester
Denise PelletierQueen Isabel
Eric ChristmasBardolph
Guy L’EcuyerGovernor of Harfleur
Jacques GalipeauDuke of Orleans
Jean GasconKing Charles VI of France
Jean-Louis RouxDuke of Burgundy
John ByronGower
Kenneth PogueSir Thomas Erpingham
Kenneth PogueRichard, Earl of Cambridge
Kenneth WalshSir Thomas Grey
Kim YaroshevskayAlice
Leo CiceriKing Charles VI of France
Leon PownallHenry, Lord Scroop of Masham
Lewis GordonNym
Marcel SabourinConstable of France
Max HelpmannEarl of Westmoreland
Mervyn BlakeMacmorris
Michael O’ReganDuke of Bedford
Powys ThomasPistol
Powys ThomasPistol
Richard MonetteMontjoy
Thomas DonohueEarl of Grandpre
Tony Van BridgeDuke of Exeter
William NeedlesJamy

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
It is thought that this was the first Shakespeare play to be transmitted in colour in Canada.

Production Company

Name

CFTO-TV

Address
Canada

Archive

Name

Library and Archives Canada

Web
http://www.collectionscanada.ca External site opens in new window
Phone
(613) 996-5115
Fax
(613) 996-6274
Address
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa
ON K11 ON4
Canada

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