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HENRY V AND THE WINTER'S TALE

By William Shakespeare

‘The heart soars and time flies.’ The Times****

‘Never an ensemble to do anything by halves...’ The Guardian ****

Tue 03 Apr 2012 - Sat 21 Apr 2012

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Henry V tells the tale of the greatest British warrior in English folklore. At a time when nationalism is at its most dangerous and increasing numbers of British servicemen and women are seeing active service, Propeller brings its own unique take on one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Thrilling and deeply moving, Henry V marks the beginning of a journey that takes us from the corridors of Westminster to the fields of France in an evening of unforgettable power.

The Winter’s Tale, a tragic fairytale, tells the mysterious and extraordinary story of a man consumed by an inexplicable jealousy that destroys his family, his kingdom and himself. Wracked by guilt, Leontes sets off a chain reaction of events that leads to a miraculous climax and the chance of redemption. The greatest playwright writing at the height of his powers, this is poetry in motion.

The internationally acclaimed, all-male company, Propeller, returns to The Watermill.

View an interview with Propeller's Edward Hall

View a trailer for The Winter's Tale here

UK Tour sponsored by Coutts and Co.


Tickets
£20, £30 & £34.

Schools
Concessionary rate of £15 for the following performances:
Weds 18, 7.30pm, Thurs 19, 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
Mon - Fri and Sat matinées (excluding dates above).
10% off top two price bands 1 free teacher’s ticket with every 15 seats booked.

Groups
Mon - Fri & Sat matinées 10% off top two price bands. 1 free organiser ticket for groups of 15+.

Talk Back
Free talk back after the show on Friday 6 April Henry V and Friday 20 April The Winter’s Tale.

Performance running times
Henry V
First Act           1 hr 8 mins
Interval             20 mins
Second Act     1 hr 15 mins

The Winter's Tale
First Act           1hr 16 mins
Interval             20 mins
Second Act     1hr 21 mins

Henry V Cast
Ben Allen                              Williams
Nicholas Asbury                  Montjoy / Grey
Tony Bell                               Fluellen / Mistress Quickly
Dugald Bruce-Lockart        Henry
Gunnar Cauthery                The Dauphin / Canterbury
Karl Davies                          Katherine / Boy / Messenger / Scroop
Richard Dempsey               Earl Of Cambridge / Duke of Orleans / Duke of Burgundy
John Dougall                       King of France / York / Erpingham
Robert Hands                      Bishop of Ely / Constable of France
Finn Hanlon                         Salisbury / Nym
Vince Leigh                          Pistol
Chris Myles                          Alice / Exeter
Gary Shelford                      Bardolph / Bates
Dominic Thorburn              Westmorland / Governor of Harfleur / French Prisoner

The Winter's Tale Cast
Ben Allen                             Mamillius / Time / Perdita
Nicholas Asbury                 Polixines
Tony Bell                              Autolycus / Officer, Lord of Scilia
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart    Antigones
Gunnar Cauthery               Emilia / Mopsa
Karl Davies                         Young Clown
Richard Dempsey             Hermoine / Dorcas
John Dougall                      Dion / Old Shepherd
Robert Hands                     Leontes
Finn Hanlon                        Florizel / Mariner
Vince Leigh                         Paulina
Chris Myles                         Camillo
Gary Shelford                     1st Lady, Hermoine's Attendant
Dominic Thorburn             1st Lord of Scilia / Cleomenes
 

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HENRY V
Tuesday 3 April to Saturday 14 April

THE WINTER'S TALE
Monday 16 April to Saturday 21 April

Performance Times
Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm
Thursday and Saturday matinées at 2.30pm
Saturday 21 April  performances at 1.30pm and 6.30pm

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Directed by Edward Hall
Designed by Michael Pavelka
Lighting designed by Ben Ormerod
Music by Propeller