Photo gallery

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 1

    Henry (Kenneth Branagh) places the crown on his head, as lords and soldiers kneel around him.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 2

    Act 2 Scene 4

    The French discuss the approach of Henry and the English army.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 3

    Henry (Kenneth Branagh)

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 4

    Act 4 Scene 8

    Henry V Was ever known so great and little loss on one part and on the other?
    Take it, God, for it is none but thine!
    Duke of Exeter 'Tis wonderful!
    Henry V Come, go we in procession to the village...

    Henry receives news of the numbers of men killed in battle and praises God that the English losses were so few compared to the French.

    Left to right:
    Duke of Exeter - Brian Blessed
    Henry - Kenneth Branagh

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 5

    Henry (Kenneth Branagh, centre) rallies his troops for battle.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 6

    Act 3 Scene 1

    King Henry Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more...
    Now set the teeth and stretch he nostril wide
    Hold hard the breath, and bend up every spirit
    To his full height!

    Henry (Kenneth Branagh) delivers his powerful rousing speech during the siege of Harfluer.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 7

    The English soldiers prepare tp go into battle with the French.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 8

    Act 5 Scene 1

    Fluellen I say, I will make him eat some part of my leek, or I will peat his pate four days.
    Bite, I pray you; it is good for your green wound and your ploody coxcomb.

    Fluellen (Sion Probert) makes Pistol (Bernard Horsfall) eat a leek as punishment for mocking him for wearing a leek in his hat to mark St David's Day.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 9

    Act 4 Scene 1

    Henry V O God of battles! steel my soldiers' hearts;
    Possess them not with fear; take from them now
    The sense of reckoning, if the opposed numbers
    Pluck their hearts from them.

    Alone in the English camp before battle, Henry (Kenneth Branagh) prays, asking God to strengthen his soldiers.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 10
    Charles VI, King of France (Sebastian Shaw)

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Henry V (1984) - Photo gallery - 11

    Act 5 Scene 2

    King Henry And therefore tell me, most fair Katharine, will you have me?
    Put off your maiden blushes; avouch the thoughts of your heart with the looks of an empress;
    take me by the hand, and say 'Harry of England', I am thine'

    King Henry (Kenneth Branagh) claims Princess Katherine of France (Cecile Paoli) for his wife after winning the battle of Agincourt. Their union will ensure that Henry and his heirs will inherit France as well as England.

    Photo: Joe Cocks Collection © Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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