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Henry V

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1997 touring production of Henry V. Directed by Ron Daniels with Michael Sheen as Henry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
17 Sep 1997
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Director
Ron Daniels
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Colin Towns
Production Design
Ashley Martin-Davis
Cast
Michael SheenKing Henry V
Norman RodwayChorus
Norman RodwayArchbishop of Canterbury
Karine AdroverKatherine
Tristan GemmillDauphin
Alan DavidFluellen
Alan DavidBishop of Ely
Alan GilchristJohn Bates
Alan GilchristRichard, Earl of Cambridge
Alan PerrinBardolph
Benny YoungConstable of France
Campbell MorrisonPistol
Dona CrollHostess, formerly Mistress Quickly
Donna CrollAlice
Geoffrey WhiteheadKing Charles VI of France
John MacaulayJamy
John MacaulayAlexander Court
Jon FennerDuke of Bedford
Nicholas BoultonDuke of Orleans
Nicholas DayDuke of Exeter
Nina SosanyaBoy (Falstaff’s page)
Norman RodwayGovernor of Harfleur
Norman RodwayDuke of Burgundy
Peter LindfordMontjoy
Peter LindfordHenry, Lord Scroop of Masham
Roger MorlidgeMichael Williams
Roger MorlidgeMacmorris
Roger MorlidgeSir Thomas Grey
Stephen BentEarl of Westmoreland
Stephen BentGower
Stephen CaseyMonsieur le Fer (French soldier (Le Fer))
Stephen CaseyNim
Steven AthollDuke of Gloucester

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
No period
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
`Daniels dresses up the English warriors in a mix of First World War garb and contemporary flak-jacket chic’. Roger Foss, What’s On (12 November.1997).
History
Press night 11 September 1997
Stills
Stills from, and design notes on, the production are available on the Arts and Humanities Performing Arts Data Service (AHDS) at http://ahds.ac.uk/performingarts/collections/designing-shakespeare.htm
Reviews
Billington, Michael The Guardian (13 September 1997).

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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