CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
What's the difference between a king and any other man? Kings need crowns and castles to prove themselves, and so does Henry. Henry the Fifth, that is, of England. But Henry is running out of cash and all he can think about is that his neighbour's castle is bigger than his. A long and terrible war ensues with huge costs on both sides, including the castle Henry dreamed of having for himself. Adapted by Ignace Cornelissen who wrote the Unicorn's much-loved 2012 production, A Winter's Tale, this dynamic and contemporary new version of Henry V will make you wonder whether getting into a fight is really worth all the mess it leaves behind. Age guide: 8+ Performers Hannah Boyde, Rhys Rusbatch, Abdul Salis, Shane Zaza. AuthorIgnace Cornelissen (based on Henry V by William Shakespeare).ProducerUnicorn.TranslationPurni Morell.DirectorEllen McDougall.DesignJames Button.SoundEmma Laxton.LightingDavid Kidd.