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NT Live: Henry V

William Shakespeare

Please note this screening contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. 

“Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power”

Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war. 

Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores England's relationship with Europe, and asks: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?

Click here to download the official cast sheet for this performance (PDF)