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Full cast announced for Henry V with Jude Law
Michael Grandage Company has announced full cast for William Shakespeare's Henry V, which opens at the Noel Coward Theatre 3 Dec 2013, following previews from 23 Nov - running to 15 Feb 2014.
Joining previously announced Jude Law as 'Henry V', are Harry Attwell (Grey/Gower), Jason Baughan (Bardolph/Bates M. Le Fer), Norman Bowman (Nym/Williams), Jessie Buckley (Princess Katharine), Richard Clifford (Ely/King Charles VI), Ron Cook (Pistol), Ian Drysdale (Cambridge/Constable), Noma Dumezweni (Mistress Quickly/Alice), Michael Hadley (Canterbury), Edward Harrison (Westmoreland), Christopher Heyward (Macmorris/Orleans), James Laurenson (Exeter), Ben Lloyd-Hughes (Dauphin/Scroop), Prasanna Puwanarajah Matt Ryan (Fluellen), Ashley Zhangazha (Chorus/Boy).
Shakespeare’s play of nationhood investigates the bloody horrors of war and the turbulence of a land in crisis. Can the King of England hold his nerve to embrace his duty, command his men and lead his country to victory in France?
Henry V completes the season of five plays by Michael Grandage Company at the Noel Coward Theatre in London's West End. The fifteen month long season opened with Privates on Parade with Simon Russell Beale, and continued with Peter and Alice with Judi Dench & Ben Whishaw, The Cripple of Inishmaan with Daniel Radcliffe, and currently A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Sheridan Smith & David Walliams.