Key Scenes

Pick one of these key scenes from Henry V to investigate the language.

As you explore, you will find extracts from the text, notes to help with revision and video content from some of the scenes.  

Teacher Notes

The following activities will help you explore one of these scenes with students using the RSC’s rehearsal room approaches.

Leadership in War (2015)

This activity looking at Henry’s speech in Act 3 Scene 1 can be found on page 8 and takes approximately 25 minutes.

A Royal Meeting (2015)

This activity looking at Act 5 Scene 2 can be found on page 10 and takes approximately 30 minutes.

You can also watch RSC actors exploring other key scenes on this page. You might want to share these videos with students and ask them to think about why the actors have chosen the interpretation they have.