Henry V

Work begins on Shakespeare playhouse excavation
Archaeologists hope to find out more about Shakespearean performance from this little-documented theatre
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Kings of War (Barbican)
Ivo Van Hove returns to the Barbican with this modern take on Shakespeare's Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III
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Michelle Terry, Declan Bennett to play titular roles in Henry V and Jesus Christ Superstar
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Matt Trueman: is female-led Shakespeare a passing fad?
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Michael Coveney: five theatre resolutions for the New Year
Critic Michael Coveney picks five things he'll be aiming for in 2016
WhatsOnStage Awards shortlists are announced
Voting has now opened for the 16th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
5 minutes with: Alex Hassell
The RSC actor discusses the less-than-conventional early stages of his career as well as his current role as Henry V at the Barbican