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Henry VI. Part 1: The War Against France

Synopsis
A video recording of the production of Henry VI. Part 1 directed by Michael Boyd with Chuk Iwuji as Henry VI.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
3 Oct 2006

Credits

Director
Michael Boyd
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
James Jones; John Woolf
Production Design
Tom Piper
Cast
Chuk IwujiKing Henry VI
Clive WoodRichard Plantagenet, later Duke of York
Richard CorderyDuke of Gloucester
Keith BartlettSir John Talbot, later Earl of Shrewsbury
Katy StephensJoan la Pucelle
Alexia Healyfriend of Joan la Pucelle
Ann Ogbomofriend of Joan la Pucelle
Ann OgbomoCountess of Auvergne
Antony BunseeKeeper (Jailer)
Chris McGillWilliam Stafford (Stafford’s brother)
Forbes MassonDuke of Alençon
Geoffrey FreshwaterCardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester
Geoffrey StreatfeildDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Hannah Barriefriend of Joan la Pucelle
James TuckerReignier, Duke of Anjou
John MackayCharles, Dauphin of France
Jonathan SlingerBastard of Orléans
Julius D’SilvaSir William Lucy
Keiran HillOfficer
Keith DunphyYoung Clifford
Lex ShrapnelJohn, Talbot’s son
Matt CostainDuke of Burgundy
Miles RichardsonDuke of Exeter
Nicholas AsburyDuke of Somerset
Patrice NaiambanaEarl of Warwick
Paul HamiltonAlexander Iden
Roger WatkinsEdmund Mortimer
Tom HodgkinsDuke of Bedford
Wela FrasierKeeper’s assistant

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry VI part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

History
The trilogy played in repertory from 7 July-21 October 2006 and from 9-7 February 2007 as part of the Complete Works Festival.
Reviews
Director Michael Boyd speaks to Heather Neill about the history cycle and his approach to the productions on Theatre Voice which is free to stream or download from theatrevoice.com. The talk is 27 mins and was recorded 25 April 2007.

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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