Henry V and Much Ado About Nothing

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

The National Youth Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary by presenting two new Shakespeare productions abridged by Arnold Wesker. Read More >

The National Youth Theatre performed Henry V as its first-ever production in 1956. The company celebrates its 50th anniversary by presenting this new production of the play, following the journey of the young King Henry as he enters adulthood.

Much Ado About Nothing looks at the battles and intrigue that ensue when soldiers returning from war rediscover love, life and music. Generally considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies, it combines elements of robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honour, shame and court politics.

Less...

Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 19/09/2006

Closing Night: 23/09/2006

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative

Creative

Producer - National Youth Theatre in association with Shakespeare Schools Festival

Author - William Shakespeare, abridged by Arnold Wesker

ABOUT Hackney Empire

291 Mare Street, London, United Kingdom, E8 1EJ