Full casting for Open Air's Henry V announced


Full casting has been announced for the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park's upcoming summer production of Shakespeare's Henry V which runs at the venue from 17 June to 9 July 2016, with an official opening on 22 June 2016.

Joining the previously announced Michelle Terry as Henry V will be David Sibley (Archbishop of Canterbury, the King of France and Sir Thomas Erpingham), Ben Wiggins (Princess Katherine), Joy Richardson (Alice), Philip Arditti (Ancient Pistol), Phil Cheadle (Bardolph), Charlotte Cornwell (Chorus), Catrin Aaron (Captain Fluellen), Alex Bhat (The Dauphin), Raphael Bushay (Duke of Warwick), Ryan Ellsworth (Duke of Exeter), Polly Frame (Captain Jamy), Beruce Khan (Duke of Burgundy), Syrus Lowe (Duke of Bedford), Jack McMullen (Michael Williams), Dyfrig Morris (Duke of Westmoreland), Jess Regan (Captain McMorris), Cat Simmons (Captain Gower) and Dwane Walcott (Constable of France).

The production is directed by Robert Hastie with designs by Anna Fleischle, sound design by Avgoustos Psillas, lighting by Joshua Carr and movement by John Ross.

"As England triumphs at the Battle of Agincourt during her quest to win the French crown, Henry V becomes one of the great warrior kings leading “we happy few, we band of brothers” in Shakespeare’s retelling of this famous victory."

Further casting information for other productions in the season is yet to be announced.

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