Henry IV Part I

Henry IV Part 1, 2014

Henry IV Parts I and II are a continuation of Shakespeare's chronicles of English history which he had started (out of sequence) with Henry VI Parts I, II and III and Richard II.

The RSC is staging Henry IV Parts I and II in Stratford-upon-Avon, Newcastle, on tour and in London until 24 January 2014. You can find out more about the current production and buy tickets hereHenry IV Part I was also screened live to cinemas on 14 May 2014.

Here you can find a synopsis of the play, information on when Henry IV Part I was written and the sources Shakespeare may have used.

Over the coming years the RSC is staging the entire Shakespearean canon on our stages. As those plays are staged, we will be adding more resources to these pages.

Photo: Trevor White as Hotspur, 2014. Photo by Kwame Lestrade © RSC.

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