Full cast for Henry V with Kit Harington at Donmar Warehouse announced

Full casting has been announced for Henry V at the Donmar Warehouse.

Donmar Associate Director Max Webster’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V will open on 22 February, with previews from 12 February, and runs until 9 April 2022.

Joining the previously announced Kit Harington (Henry V) are Jude Akuwudike (King of France/ Archbishop of Canterbury/Sir Thomas Erpingham), Seumas Begg (Jamy/Grey/Gloucester), Claire-Louise Cordwell (Bardolph/Bates), Kate Duchêne (Exeter/Constable of France), Olivier Huband (The Dauphin/Ely), Melissa Johns (Mistress Quickly/Williams/Macmorris) and David Judge (Nym/Mountjoy).

They’re joined by Danny Kirrane (Pistol/Westmoreland), Anoushka Lucas (Katherine/Gower), Adam Maxey (Orléans/Bedford), Steven Meo (Llewellyn/Falstaff), Marienella Phillips (Alice/Cambridge/Salisbury), Joanna Songi (Scroop/Rambures/Harfleur/Governor/York/Burgundy) and Millicent Wong (Chorus/Boy) with Gethin Alderman, Diany Bandza and Thomas Dennis.

The venue has also announced trainees for CATALYST, the Donmar Warehouse’s pioneering career development programme aimed at developing talent which is underrepresented both at the Donmar and in the wider industry. The CATALYST trainees for Henry V are Liam Francis as Assistant Movement Director, Roisin Jenner as Assistant Designer, Jamie Lu as Assistant Sound Designer and Abi Turner as Assistant Lighting Designer.

Shakespeare’s ever popular play is a thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power.

Kit Harington leads the cast in an exciting modern production directed by Donmar Associate Director Max Webster, exploring what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?

Tickets are on sale now from donmarwarehouse.com

The production is directed by Max Webster with designer Fly Davis, lighting designer Lee Curran, sound designer Carolyn Downing, casting director Anna Cooper CDG, video designer Andrzej Goulding, movement director Benoit Swan Pouffer, music by Andrew T Mackay, costume supervisor Lisa Aitken, fight director Kate Waters, dialect coach Fabien Enjalric, military consultant Tom Leigh and resident assistant director Dadiow Lin.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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