“Henry V” 2024

Presented at the Shire Hall, Lancaster Castle From 29th May – 1st June 2024

Tickets: Full Price = £20; Concessions = £10 Tickets can be purchased online



Shakespeare’s Henry V  (1599) dramatizes the English campaign to France, culminating in the famous Battle of Agincourt (1415). For a plot summary click here.

Is Henry V as a hero -‘the mirror of a Christian kings’ ? or as a Machiavellian war criminal? Or both?

Staging Henry V in Shire Hall Lancaster Castle’s historic courtroom

puts the king and the play on trial.



   A summary of the play can be found here

Follow our Rehearsal Process with interviews from actors

Studying Henry V? Go to our resources page ‘Never was Such a Sudden scholar made’

See how the play compares to the earlier dramatization of Edward III by looking at the 2023 production here