Shakespeare’s Henry V

Address:
Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London
Box Office:
0902 1400

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
30th April to 11th October 2019
Guided tour during the theatre season (mid-Apr to mid-Oct): Every 30 mins from 9.30 AM to 5 PM (Mon); 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM (Tue-Sat); 9.30 AM to 11.30 AM (Sun) – Guided tour outside the theatre season (mid-Oct to mid-Apr): Every hour from 10 AM to 5 PM (Mon-Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Yard £5; Gallery from £23. See shakespearesglobe.com

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Director: Sarah Bedi, Federay Holmes; Written by: William Shakespeare; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Sarah Amankwah, Philip Arditti, Nina Bowers, Jonathan Broadbent, Leaphia Darko, Tess Dignan, Steffan Donnelly, Colin Hurley, John Leader, Sophie Russell, Helen Schlesinger

Henry V is the story of Agincourt, and the trouble that brewed between England and France.

Henry is still trying to prove himself a worthy ruler, and brazenly lays claim to large parts of France. When the French respond by mocking him, he leads the English army across the Channel to war.

Note: the Globe's theatre season runs from April to October. Craig has been to watch a play at the Globe himself and thoroughly recommends it because it's not like any other theatre you've ever seen -- it's all open-air, for a start, and it has a standing area in the middle (called 'The Yard'). The actors sometimes parade through this yard during the scenes, and end up involving the crowd as if they were part of the cast. Read Craig's review of watching a play at the Globe before you go, so you can get a feeling for what it's like inside.

 

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