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Upon The King

Here is a young Scottish actor with a reading of Henry V.

For my money he goes a little too slow in places and my attention drifts, but he has a clear enunciation and good expression.  What do you think?


Kenneth Branagh: Beyond the Bard

As the 1990’s started, Kenneth Branagh was flying high.  He was nominated for Best Actor and Best director for his directorial, an adaptation of Henry V… 4,131 more words


Southampton Castle

Southampton has always been an important place (and I’d argue it very much still is), and history has proved time and time again that important places have castles. 848 more words


Shakespeare Piece of the Day (9/9/16)

Henry V


Enter Chorus

O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend
The brightest heaven of invention,
A kingdom for a stage, princes to act…
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Mediaeval English gold nobles, but not our King Richard....

Unfortunately this link does not concern itself with Richard III, but it is very interesting anyway. It seems that such coins of the first usurping Lancastrian, Henry IV, are rarer than those of the unfortunate Richard whose throne and life he took. 29 more words

Stratford Reviews: Take a Deep Breath (of Kings)

Heyo! And welcome to the last of our reviews from Stratford. We’re actually home now and have been since yesterday, but the entire saga of our journey left me too exhausted to actually write. 1,988 more words

Friendship Matters more than Anything 

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Today just a short reflection on friendship following the unexpected death of yet another friend. Today some of us gathered at our favorite watering hole who remember him, and to console each other. 580 more words