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Henry V

Synopsis
Video recording of Jeanette Lambermont’s 2001 production of Henry V for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Graham Abbey is Henry.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2 Jun 2001

Credits

Director
Jeannette Lambermont
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Barbara Young
Production Design
Dany Lyne
Cast
Graham AbbeyKing Henry V
Seana McKennaChorus
Bernard HopkinsArchbishop of Canterbury
Sara TophamKatherine
Nicolas Van BurekDauphin
Aidan SimpsonDuke of Bedford
Andrew LinleyLord Rambures
Barry MacGregorBardolph
Bernard HopkinsSir Thomas Erpingham
Brendan MurrayJamy
Brendan MurrayEarl of Salisbury
Diane D’AquilaQueen Isabel
Diane D’AquilaHostess, formerly Mistress Quickly
Domini BlytheAlice
Donald CarrierKing Charles VI of France
Evan BuliungMacmorris
Evan BuliungMichael Williams
Haysam KadriRichard, Earl of Cambridge
Haysam KadriDuke of York
Ian DeakinGower
Joseph ShawGovernor of Harfleur
Joseph ShawDuke of Burgundy
Keith DinicolPistol
Marc R. BondyDuke of Gloucester
Michael TherriaultMontjoy
Paul DunnBoy (Falstaff’s page)
Rami PosnerJohn Bates
Rami PosnerHenry, Lord Scroop of Masham
Robert HamiltonDuke of Orleans
Stephen RussellBishop of Ely
Stephen RussellConstable of France
Thom MarriottNym
Tim CampbellAlexander Court
Tim CampbellSir Thomas Grey
Timothy AskewEarl of Westmoreland
Wayne BestFluellen

Additional Details

Theatre
Avon Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
No period
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multimedia productions

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 11 May-4 November 2001
Stills
Hoile (op cit) notes `...Lyne has designed a set with a trench in the orchestra pit, a playing area on the stage apron, and a huge ramp on what looking like a ship-builder’s scaffold fallen askew--another willful misreading of the text... All the English, except Henry when in state, wear black and in battle look like World War I soldiers. The French are clad in powder blue Renaissance outfits that make the men look like members of a cross-dresser’s society’
Reviews
Jenstad, Janelle Day. Shakespeare Bulletin 21, no. 2 (2003): 48-50 (in review-article). Christopher Hoile reviewer with www.stage-door.org (accessed 1/2008). Hoile writes `...Instead of having us "eke out" the performance with our minds, she [Lambermont] has a large screen at the back of the stage showing still or moving images to set scenes and portray the action. We don’t need to "think" that we see horses when they are mentioned because she shows us a video of them. With this bit of technological hubris she ruins Shakespeare’s fullest meditation on the relation of theatre to reality’.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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