Broadcasts directly from the National Theatre, Royal Opera House and other famous theatres around the world onto a big screen. Most broadcasts are of live performances but "Encore" screenings of previous famous productions are also given.
Shakespeare's masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the art of peace tells the romantic story of Henry's campaign to recapture the English possessions in France. But the ambitions of this charismatic king are challenged by a host of vivid characters caught up in the real horrors of war. Recorded at the Globe in 2012 this acclaimed production celebrates the power of language to summon into life courts, pubs, ships, battlefields and beyond.