Shakespeare is our national playwright, who more than any has taken the pulse and history of the nation and translated it into the stuff of both vigorous drama and rigorous poetry. And there are few more searing, shattering examples of his art than his great history play Henry V that now brings director Michael Grandage's first residency at the Noel Coward Theatre at the helm of his own commercial outfit to a stirring and triumphant close. Read more
Cast includes Jude Law Can the King of England hold his nerve to embrace his duty, command his men and lead his country to victory in France? Shakespeare’st play of nationhood investigates the bloody horrors of war and the turbulence of a land in crisis.