Henry V Throughout History: The Brightest Heaven Of TV

Henry V Throughout History: The Brightest Heaven Of TV

As we continue to explore the significance of William Shakespeare’s Henry V history play, we come to the famous play’s first foray onto the small screen. Shakespeare’s Henry V has featured on British television no less than six times over a span of six decades. The...
Henry V Throughout History: Unto The Cinema

Henry V Throughout History: Unto The Cinema

As our quest to chart the cultural history of William Shakespeare’s Henry V continues, we come to the first cinematic adaptation. The Bard’s Henry V history play made its big screen debut in 1944 – intended as a morale-booster for the British during World War II...
Henry V Throughout History: Life After Shakespeare

Henry V Throughout History: Life After Shakespeare

As mentioned in our introductory blog post, Henry V Throughout History will see us journeying through time on a weekly basis to see how William Shakespeare’s iconic history play Henry V has been adapted and staged in the centuries since the Bard wrote it. This is part...

Henry V Throughout History: Once more unto the blog

Welcome to the first of our blogs under the title ‘Henry V Throughout History’, where the aim is to reanalyse the many different versions of William Shakespeare’s historical play Henry V. “Why the sudden interest in Henry V?” you might ask, if you’ve stumbled across...