From the Royal Shakespeare Company ' a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's great exploration of patriotism and war THIS EDITION INCLUDES: * An introduction to Henry V by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The play ' with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page * A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productions The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of Henry V in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading directors - Nicholas Hytner , Michael Boyd and Ed Hall - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.
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I've been using this screenplay as a quick reference to Mr Branagh's film for the last couple of years. I can remember stocking it in the bookshop where I worked when the film came out, and I've ... Read full review