Henry V at Regents Park Open Air Theatre
Open Air Theatre, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4NR
Olivier Award-winning actress Michelle Terry takes the title role in William Shakespeare’s Henry V at Regents Park Open Air Theatre.
As part of Shakespeare400, celebrating Shakespeare’s creative influence in national and global culture in the 400th anniversary of his death, Donmar Warehouse Associate Director Robert Hastie directs Olivier Award-winning actress Michelle Terry in the the title role of Henry V.
Henry V will run from 17 June 2016 until 9 July 2016 at Regents Park Open Air Theatre.
Follow your spirit: and upon this charge,
Cry — God for Harry! England and Saint George!
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.
Michelle Terry takes the title role of Henry.
Further casting to be announced.
Directed by Robert Hastie, with design by Anna Fleischle, movement direction by John Ross, lighting design by Joshua Carr and sound design by Avgoustos Psilla for Autograph.
Michelle Terry is riveting as Shakespeare’s wartime king – The Guardian
This female Henry V cuts to the heart of warfare’s horror – Daily Telegraph
Terry’s ringing voice delivering some of the most stirring speeches ever written is worth the prices of admission alone. – Time Out