Shakespeare's Globe

Henry V

or Harry England

  • 2019/Summer/HenryV/Big

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Saturday 3 August, 8.00pm 
(Part of the Trilogy Day)
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Thursday 12 September, 8.00pm 
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Thursday 1 August, 7.30pm
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Sunday 16 June, 6.30pm
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Sunday 30 June, 8.00pm 
(Part of the Trilogy Day)
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 BSL Interpreted

Interpreter: Taz Hockaday

Sunday 9 June, 8.00pm
(Part of the Trilogy Day)
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30 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 (Henry)
Sarah Amankwah

Philip Arditti

Sarah Bedi

Globe Associate - Text
Giles Block 

Nina Bowers

Jonathan Broadbent

Leaphia Darko

Tess Dignan

Steffan Donnelly 

Federay Holmes

Colin Hurley

John Leader

Globe Associate - Movement
Glynn MacDonald

Sophie Russell

Helen Schlesinger

Siân Williams 

Jessica Worrall

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Juvenile Jazz Bands, 1979. Tish Murtha © Ella Murtha.

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‘ What is this castle call’d that stands hard by?’
‘They call it Agincourt.’
Act IV, scene 7


There’s trouble brewing between England and France…

As King Henry V attempts to prove himself a worthy ruler, he brazenly lays claim to parts of France.

When France mocks his claim, he leads the English forces across the Channel. England is at war.

The Globe Ensemble complete the Henriad with Henry V, or Harry England, a play that poses stark – and extremely timely – questions about national identity, leadership and power.

Watch all three plays on a Trilogy Day

Save 15% when you watch all three history plays on a Trilogy Day

Join us on one of our special Trilogy Days throughout the summer when we will be performing Henry IV Part 1Henry IV Part 2 and Henry V back-to-back.

Book tickets in one transaction for all three plays on a Trilogy Day and save 15% on the total cost.

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

T&Cs: Tickets must be in the same price band for performances on a single Trilogy Day, and must be purchased in a single transaction. Offer will be automatically applied in your basket or over the phone. Subject to availability. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw this offer at any time. Offer cannot be used retrospectively on tickets already purchased.

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.

Speakers will include:
Chair: Dr Will Tosh (Shakespeare's Globe)
Lecturer and Research Fellow at Shakespeare’s Globe. He led the Indoor Performance Practice Project (2014-16), which examined playing in the candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, and coordinates Research in Action, Globe Education’s on-going series of public workshops. He is the author of Male Friendship and Testimonies of Love in Shakespeare’s England (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and Playing Indoors: Staging Early Modern Drama in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse (Bloomsbury, 2018).

Hailey Bachrach:
Research Assistant at Shakespeare's Globe focusing on work with the Ensemble and this summer's productions of Henry IV Part 1 and 2 and Henry V.
She is a dramaturg and a drama critic, with reviews and essays appearing in Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Newsletter, Exeunt, American Theatre Magazine, Oregon ArtsWatch, and others.

Kate Maltby:
Columnist and a theatre critic who writes regularly for The Guardian and the Financial Times. She is also a frequent broadcaster and a weekly contributor to CNN. She is completing a PhD at UCL on the intellectual life of Elizabeth I.

Further 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 30 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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