Shakespeare's Globe

Henry IV Part 1

or Hotspur

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Saturday 3 August, 12.00pm 
(Part of the Trilogy Day)
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Thursday 29 August, 7.30pm 
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Tuesday 9 July, 7.30pm
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Wednesday 22 May, 7.30pm
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Sunday 30 June, 12.00pm 
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Sunday 9 June, 12.00pm
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23 April – 11 October 2019

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TicketsYard (standing) £5 | Gallery (seated) from £23. Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre
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Presented by the Globe Ensemble:

Tayo Akinbode

Player (Hal)
Sarah Amankwah

Philip Arditti

Sarah Bedi

Globe Associate - Text
Giles Block 

Nina Bowers

Jonathan Broadbent

Leaphia Darko

Head of Voice
Tess Dignan

Steffan Donnelly 

Federay Holmes

Colin Hurley

John Leader

Globe Associate - Movement
Glynn MacDonald

Sophie Russell

Player (Falstaff)
Helen Schlesinger

Player (Hotspur)
Michelle Terry

Siân Williams 

Jessica Worrall

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© Nick Hedges

‘Doomsday is near: die all, die merrily.’
Act IV, scene 1


Two Harrys: Harry Hotspur and Prince Hal. Sons to enemy fathers: Sir Henry Percy and King Henry IV. Hotspur is preparing to lead an army against the King – incensed at the King’s dismissal of the Percy family’s demands. But Hal is occupied in the pubs and streets of Eastcheap with his companion Sir John Falstaff, uninterested in his inheritance and in the fate of his country. In a polarised England, each person must choose which truth to believe, and which cause to call their own.

Book tickets before the end of February to see Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, and Henry V performed on the same day on one of our special ‘Trilogy Days’, and get 15% off the total cost. Please see the bottom of this page for details.  

Globe Insights

Theatre artists and scholars provide an introduction to Henry IV Part 1, Part 2 and Henry V sharing their insights and perspectives of the play in a chaired pre-show discussion and Q&A in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Chair: Dr Will Tosh (Shakespeare’s Globe)

Panellists: To be announced

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: Ticket prices
£10 (£8 Members / Students), £5 standing

Wednesday 22 May, 6.00pm

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Ask an Actor: Live

Put your questions to our actors and hear their experiences first-hand in our post-show Q&As.

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre 
£5 (£4 Members / Students) 

Thursday 23 May, 15 minutes after the matinée

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Adult Course

Join leading scholars and practitioners from the Globe and elsewhere to explore history-making on stage in Shakespeare’s time and our own, in our True Lies: Shakespeare, History and Fiction Study Day.

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Study Day

A day of workshops, seminars and lively discussion exploring Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and Henry V, led by Globe artists and leading Shakespeare scholars.

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre 
£55 (£45 Members / Students) 

Saturday 15 June, 10.00am

Age Guideline: 18 and over

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Early-Bird Trilogy Day Offer

Book tickets before the end of February to see Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V performed on the same day on one of our special ‘Trilogy Days’, and get 15% off the total cost.

15% off offer only available on ‘Trilogy Days’, when Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V are performed on the same day. For the offer to apply, book tickets to all three performances in the same price band on the same day either online or over the phone. Tickets must be purchased in one transaction before 28 February 2019.

To start booking, add your tickets for any of the three plays to your basket for one of the Trilogy Days, and then continue shopping and add tickets for the other two plays in the Trilogy. Offer will automatically be applied in your basket or over the phone, and is valid on seated or standing tickets. Subject to availability. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw this offer at any time.

On Trilogy Days, Henry IV, Part 1 will start at 12.00 noon, Henry IV, Part 2 at 4.00pm, and Henry V at 8.00pm. Dates of Trilogy Days as follows:

Friday 3 May
Friday 10 May
Sunday 9 June
Sunday 30 June
Saturday 3 August
Tuesday 17 September
Friday 11 October