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Henry IV Part I

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About the Show Less...

At the Battle of Shrewsbury, Sir John Falstaff feigns valour, anticipates reward, and dreams gladly of merry England after Henry’s death, when Prince Hal will be King. Read More >

King Henry faces rebellion from the very nobles who helped him seize the crown. Neither side bears scrutiny, but the insurgents boast the dazzling Hotspur while the sovereign’s son and heir gets smashed in the taverns of Eastcheap.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 16/04/2005

Opening Night: 04/05/2005

Closing Night: 31/08/2005

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Cast & Creative


Thomas Arnold, Robert Blythe, David Bradley, Susan Brown, John Carlisle, Michelle Dockery, Naomi Frederick, Michael Gambon, Ian Gelder, David Harewood, Darren Hart, Jeffrey Kissoon, Elliot Levey, Robert Lister, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Marshall, Penelope McGhie, Iain Mitchell, Eve Myles, Harry Peacock, Alistair Petrie, Samual Roukin, Adrain Scarborough, Roger Sloman, Rupert Ward-Lewis, Andrew Westfield, John Wood, Danny Worters


Director - Nicholas Hytner

Designer - Mark Thompson

Lighting Designer - Neil Austin

Movement Director - Terry King

Sound - Paul Groothuis

Author - William Shakespeare