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"'Tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings": Henry V at the Barbican

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Henry V, running at the Barbican till late January, is extremely timely, arriving on the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. 852 more words


Henry V (RSC at the Barbican)

The final play in the Shakespeare Tetralogy which has now evolved into ‘King and Country’, so from next month, if you missed the first three plays, ‘Richard II’ and ‘Henry IV parts 1 and 2’, go forth to the Barbican and make good that omission. 352 more words


Henry V

After Richard II and the two parts of Henry IV comes Henry V, the latest in the RSC’s cycle of Shakespeare’s history plays. Having already seen three of these, I was excitedly anticipating… 385 more words


Henry V at Stratford

My mental image of Henry V, assembled more from references elsewhere than from actually seeing it, was of a stirring tale of English valour against the odds – a very patriotic, even nationalist play and certainly a very serious one.  520 more words


Henry V & the Impact of War on RSC Productions

To mark the anniversary of Agincourt, the Shakespeare Institute Library is staging an exhibition on performances of Henry V which have been particularly influenced by modern conflict. 1,413 more words

Henry V- RSC review

Review added of Henry V at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Directed by Gregory Doran, with Alex Hassell as Henry V. It pulls back on the patriotism, I thought, but is especially good on the comedy.


Death of a Salesman: RSC, Noël Coward Theatre

It is safe to say that everyone expects a salesman to die tonight. The fact that the play’s climax remains fresh and shocking is testament to the ingenue of Arthur Miller. 966 more words

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