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Henry V

Synopsis
Video recording of Peter Moss’ 1980 production of Henry V for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Richard Monette and Jack Wetherall alternated the role of Henry.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 Jun 1980

Credits

Director
Peter Moss
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gabriel Charpentier
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Costume
Daphne Dare; John Pennoyer
Cast
Richard MonetteKing Henry V
Douglas RainChorus
Maurice E. EvansArchbishop of Canterbury
Diana LeBlancKatherine
Lorne KennedyDauphin
Aemilia HallHostess, formerly Mistress Quickly
Barry MacGregorFluellen
Bruce VavrinaEarl of Salisbury
Christopher BlakeNym
Davena TurveyQueen Isabel
F. Braun McAshEarl of Warwick
Geordie JohnsonJohn Bates
Joel KenyonGower
John CuttsSir Thomas Erpingham
John CuttsBardolph
John WojdaEarl of Grandpre
John WojdaBishop of Ely
Keith JamesSir Thomas Grey
Lewis GordonDuke of Exeter
Maurice GoodKing Charles VI of France
Mervyn BlakeGovernor of Harfleur
Michael TotzkeDuke of Bedford
Norman BrowningMontjoy
Reg TupperLord Rambures
Richard McMillanMichael Williams
Robert LaChanceDuke of Gloucester
Robert McClureHenry, Lord Scroop of Masham
Rod BeattiePistol
Rodger BartonDuke of Orleans
Sean T. O’HaraRichard, Earl of Cambridge
Sophie GasconAlice
Wesley StevensFrench soldier (Le Fer)
William CopelandEarl of Westmoreland
William Merton MalmoDuke of York

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Alternating roles; Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
The production alternated the role of King Henry. The Archive holds videotapes of performances by both Monette and Wetherall.
History
The production ran in repertory 6 May-26 October 1980
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 32 (1981):176-80 (in review-article).

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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