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HENRY V

23rd October 2018 - 27th October 2018

 

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Elizabeth Freestone

“I think the king is but a man.”

A divided nation. Trouble on the continent. An ambitious young prince.

Emerging from his wild youth with a sense of purpose and adventure, Henry V wages war on France with devastating efficiency. But at what cost? How can he be a good leader and a good man? What compromises must be made in the name of victory?

Shakespeare’s play is a thrilling examination of the nature of power. It explores the burden of leadership and explodes the myth of heroism. It depicts the powerful and the powerless fighting side by side. With characters drawn from across the United Kingdom, the play is a democratic portrayal of the ruler and the ruled.

Henry V compels us to examine our place in the world and look at our complex relationship with patriotism. Above all it speaks of the moral responsibility of our leaders: ‘Every subject’s duty is the king’s, but every subject’s soul is his own.’

★★★★ “A fine, deeply thoughtful production, which raises the question of what war does to its victors as much as to its victims. Strong performances across the impressive ensemble cast” The Guardian

★★★★ “Presented by the Bristol-based company Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory with a drum-tight ensemble, it’s a deft and timely portrayal of a divided nation forced to rally behind an uncertain leader… moment after moment pierces and startles” The Times

★★★★ “The most intelligent, compelling and pertinent Shakespeare production I have seen for some time. A real accomplishment” The Sunday Times

★★★★ “A bold and exhilarating production” The Stage

★★★★ “Crisply acted with rewarding innovations … a cast without fault” Bristol Post

“Ben Hall as Henry leads a strong ensemble whose delivery is uniformly excellent … engaging, fine acting and staging, a refreshingly new approach” Bath Chronicle

“Breath-Taking. An engaging, thrilling and deeply moving piece of theatre” Swindon Advertiser

“A triumph… A thrilling, thought provoking version of Henry V” Fine Times Recorder

 

Production photographs by Craig Fuller

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Start:
23rd October 2018
End:
27th October 2018
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Price:
Mats: £22.96 £20.16 £16.80 £13.44 £10.08
Tues & Wed Eves: £25.20 £22.40 £19.04 £15.68 £12.32
Fri & Sat Eves: £27.44 £24.64 £21.28 £17.92 £14.56
Prices include 12% Booking Fee
Members Discounts and Concessions Apply
Under 26s All Seats £8.96
Show Times:
Eves 7:30pm (except Thursday)
Wed & Sat mats 2:30pm

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  • Sian

    brilliant , absolutely brilliant


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