Advent Day 4… a day late. It’s Henry V’s fault. Him and his band of brothers.
Where’s number 4?
Ah ha, the WINE. Of course. 122 more words
Thursday 5th December 2013
Henry V concludes Michael Grandage’s star-studded five-play season at the Noel Coward Theatre, in which 100,000 tickets were made available at £10 with the aim of drawing a new audience to the theatre. 419 more words
Henry V occurs on the rim of war. It’s twice enclosed: externally by Shakespeare’s own history cycle, completing the first tetralogy and preceded by its trilogy of grim sequels; internally by the narrating chorus that stands outside of its narrative, setting the scene more literally and directly than anything in the canon. 1,018 more words
ROYALTY AND ROGUES, WAR AND WOOING: JUDE LAW JOINS THE GREATS
The moment of conversion came in the starlight, when Jude Law’s Henry wanders hooded and disguised among his weary soldiers, and sits for a while listening silently with firelight playing on his face. 537 more words
“You have witchcraft in your lips.”
William Shakespeare, Henry V