Henry IV

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About the Show Less...

Travelling to the heart of family, duty and country, Shakespeare’s monumental history play asks what makes a father, and what makes a king. Read More >

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, this all-female version of Shakespeare’s iconic history play stars Harriet Walter in the title role. 

Performed at the new purpose-built temporary theatre at Kings Cross, Henry IV will form one third of the Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy, playing in repertory alongside Julius Caesar and The Tempest from 23 September – 17 December 2016. On special Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy days, all three plays will be performed back to back (dates to be announced).


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 17/11/2016

Closing Night: 13/12/2016

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Cast & Creative


Director - Phyllida Lloyd

Lighting Designer - James Farncombe

Movement Director - Ann Yee

Set Designer - Bunny Christie with Ellen Nabaro

Sound - Tom Gibbons