Civil strife, bloody battles and power struggles provide the backdrop for Shakespeare’s compelling depiction of a divided nation and a king in turmoil.
Henry VI Part I – After the premature coronation of the infant Henry VI, France, led by Joan of Arc, exploits the fierce power squabbles in England and battles to reclaim the French lands lost to Henry V.
Playing as part of the RSC History Cycle.
Nicholas Asbury, Keith Bartlett, Hannah Barrie, Antony Bunsee, Richard Cordery, Matt Costain, Julius D'Silva, Keith Dunphy, Wela Frasier, Geoffrey Freshwater, Paul Hamilton, Alexia Healy, Kieran Hill, Tom Hodgkins, Chuk Iwuji, John Mackay, Forbes Masson, Chris McGill, Patrice Naiambana, Ann Ogbomo, Miles Richardson, Lex Shrapnel, Jonathan Slinger, Katy Stephens, Geoffrey Streatfield, James Tucker, Roger Watkins, Clive Wood
Director - Michael Boyd
Producer - Royal Shakespeare Company
Designer - Tom Piper
Lighting Designer - Heather Carson
Movement Director - Liz Ranken
Author - William Shakespeare