Alex Hassell playing the titular role in Henry V wearing crown

Henry V

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s epic History play performed in the 600th anniversary year of the Battle of Agincourt

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people.

Laying claim to parts of France and following an insult from the French Dauphin, Henry gathers his troops and prepares for a war that he hopes will unite his country.

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