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Henry IV. Part I

Synopsis
Video recording of Nicholas Hytner’s 2005 production for the National Theatre with David Bradley as King Henry and Michael Gambon as Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Apr 2005

Credits

Director
Nicholas Hytner
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Mark Thompson
Cast
David BradleyKing Henry IV
Matthew MacfadyenPrince Henry (Hal)
Michael GambonSir John Falstaff
David HarewoodHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Susan BrownMistress Quickly
Adrian ScarboroughPoins
Alistair PetrieEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Andrew WestfieldPeto
Daniel WortersMessenger
Darren HartFrancis, a Drawer
Elliot LeveyCarrier
Elliot LeveyEarl of Westmoreland
Eve MylesLady Mortimer
Harry PeacockSir Richard Vernon
Harry PeacockCarrier
Iain MitchellSir Walter Blunt
Iain MitchellChamberlain
Ian GelderThomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
Jeffrey KissoonHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
John CarlisleRichard Scroop, Archbishop of York
Michelle DockeryServant to the Percys (Servant)
Naomi FrederickLady Percy
Penelope McGhieTraveller
Robert BlytheVintner
Robert BlytheOwen Glendower
Robert ListerSheriff
Robert ListerTraveller
Roger SlomanBardolph
Rupert Ward-LewisArchibald, Earl of Douglas
Rupert Ward-LewisThomas, Duke of Clarence
Samuel RoukinLord John of Lancaster
Thomas ArnoldGadshill
Thomas ArnoldSir Michael in the Archbishop’s service
Thomas ArnoldHumphrey, Duke of Gloucester
Tom MarshallMessenger

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Henry IV Part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
South Bank Show, The [01/05/2005]

Notes

Notes
The two parts of the play were also recorded on three cameras by V&A Theatre & Performance Collections, National Video Archive of Performance on 27 August 2005 and may be viewed there by appointment.
General
An episode of the South Bank Show (1 May 2005), catalogued separately, is a fly-on-the-wall documentary on the staging of the production.
History
The production opened 5 April 2005

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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