Henry VI Part I

ROSE THEATRE, BANKSIDE, 2011

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HENRY VI PART 1

by William Shakespeare

May 2011

 

A boy king, Henry VI, is on the English throne, and the indomitable Talbot leads the English cause in France. Joan La Pucelle (Joan of Arc), who becomes captain of the French, claims to be chosen by the Virgin Mary to liberate France. The English, however, consider her a sensual witch.

 

CREATIVES

 

DIRECTED by Bronagh Lagan 

DESIGN by Lydia Cawson

LIGHTING DESIGN by Phil Webb

PHOTOS by Robert Piwko

PRODUCED by Bronagh Lagan in association with The Rose Theatre Bankside

 

CAST

 

Ben Higgins- Talbot

Conor Farrin- John

Suzanna Marie- Joan

Oliver Lavery’s Gloucester

Morgan Thomas- Winchester

Isaac Jones- Henry

David Vaughan-Knight- Mortimer

Steven Clarke- York

James Clifford- Somerset

Amy Barnes- Countess d’auvergne

Alex Pankhurst- Suffolk

 

REVIEWS

'Henry VI Part 1 moves effortlessly between swashbuckling action and fantastic dialogue, feeding the imagination as it brings history to life... This is a cracking play imaginative;y brought to life by a solid cast and the talented director.' 'An intimacy that is unparalleled' 'Old English dialogue is delivered so eloquently.’ 

NEWSLINE

★★★★

 

'Unique experience’,

'Brilliant Visual moments', ‘

Stunning'

'Beautifully Staged’

REMOTE GOAT

★★★★

 

'Bronagh Lagan and her crew's maximising of the limited room they had to work with which was the most impressive aspect of the performance','Truly excelled', 'Unique Atmosphere', 'Eye-catching and well Designed', 'Fresh and intriguing' ‘Innovative’

EXTRA! EXTRA!

 

AWARD NOMINATIONS

Best Director by Off West End Awards  2011

Best Production by Off West End Awards  2011