Henry V

Full cast announced for RSC's Henry V
The production is part of the King and Country season at the Barbican
Michael Coveney: Do Shakespeare marathons echo box set binges?
The current raft of epic history cycles continues a rich theatrical tradition
Kings of War (Holland Festival)
Michael Coveney reviews Ivo van Hove's reimagining of Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III which will come to the Barbican next year
The Famous Victories of Henry V (RSC tour)
This RSC schools production proves tremendous fun
London half term theatre options for all ages
By Sita McIntosh
With half term week on the horizon (w/c 23 May), we look at some of the great theatre options on offer across the capital
Guest Blog: Why I want to build a pop-up Globe Theatre
By Dr Miles Gregory
Director Miles Gregory has ambitions to create a full-scale, portable version of the historic venue
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
David Tennant reprises Richard II at Barbican
The new Barbican season also features new work from Ivo van Hove and Simon McBurney