RSC Cries God for Harry & English Rugby???
Date: 12 October 2007
Can the Royal Shakespeare Company provide inspiration for England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson? Let’s hope so. This weekend as England prepares to take on the French in the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in Paris, ITV has called on the RSC to help set the tone for its coverage of the game. Actor Geoffrey Streatfeild, who is currently in rehearsals to play the title role in Henry V, will appear in ITV Sport's build-up coverage to Saturday’s 8.00pm kick-off, performing extracts from Henry's iconic speeches delivered on the eve of battle against the French. So tune in at 7.30pm tomorrow to “Cry, 'God for Harry, England and St George!'" (Henry V Act III, Scene i).
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