Propeller: Henry V & Winter's Tale - Hampstead Theatre
Propeller theatre company present their touring productions of William Shakespeare's Henry V, and The Winter's Tale in repertoire at the Hampstead Theatre, in north London, from 5 to 21 July 2012.
Both plays are directed by Edward Hall, designed by Michael Pavelka, with lighting by Ben Ormerod.
Cast for Henry V includes Dugald Bruce-Lockhart (King Henry V), Vince Leigh (Pistol), Tony Bell (Mistress Quickly). Tells the tale of the greatest British warrior in English folklore. In a time when nationalism is at its most dangerous and exciting and increasing numbers of British servicemen and women are seeing active service, Propeller brings its own unique take on one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Henry V marks the beginning of a journey that takes us from the corridors of Westminster to the fields of France.
Cast for The Winter's Tale include Robert Hands (Leontes), Richard Dempsey ( Hermione), Nicholas Asbury (Polixines). A tragic fairytale. Tells the mysterious and extraordinary story of a man consumed by an inexplicable jealousy that destroys his family, his kingdom and himself. Wracked with guilt, Leontes sets off a chain reaction of events that leads to a miraculous climax and the chance of redemption.