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VenueOld Vic Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From28th January 1997
To22nd February 1997
What is currently on at Old Vic Theatre (V402)

Henry IV Parts I and II

Henry IV Parts I and IIT304928439
England is in turmoil. The King's position is weak and the Prince of Wales has fallen under the corrupting influence of Falstaff. The entire population is involved in a struggle for the country's soul and only the agony of civil war can resolve it. Written around 1596 to 1598 these two plays look at the life of Henry IV (King of England 1399 to 1413) though they are sometimes refered to as Falstaff's plays as it is here that he makes his mark. Part I looks at rebellio at home in Britain. Part II caries the story past Henry's death.
Author Shakespeare

Archive :: production:T304928439, play:S3562, venue:V402

Production details

Parts 1 and 2 show on different nights Parts I and II performed separately in rep. Mon to Sat 19:30, Thu/Sat 14:30. Tickets £14 to £24 - £5 reduction per ticket if booking both parts. Part 1: Jan97: 28, 30m, 31. Feb97:1m, 3, 5, 6m, 7, 8m, 10, 12, 13m, 14, 15m, 18, 20, 21m, 22m. Part 2: Jan97: 29, 30. Feb97: 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22.


Director Stephen Unwin
Performer Timothy West
Performer Samuel West
Company English Touring Theatre

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