Chorus / Queen Isabel
Ambassador / Duke of Bourbon / Alexander Court
Duke of Exeter
Montjoy / Monsieur le Fer / Sir Thomas Grey
Louis the Dauphin / Lord Scroop
King of France / Nym / Sir Thomas Erpingham
John Bates / Duke of York
Earl of Westmoreland / Captain Macmorris
Captain Fluellen / Bishop of Ely
King Henry V
Bardolph / Archbishop of Canterbury / Duke of Burgundy
Princess Katherine / Boy
Michael Williams / Earl of Cambridge / Duke of Orleans / Captain Jamy
Hostess Quickly / Alice
Constable of France / Governor of Harfleur
Bríd’s theatre credits include: The Veil (National Theatre); Philadelphia Here I Come (Gaiety); Dallas Sweetman (Paines Plough at Canterbury Cathedral); Bliss (Royal Court); Brendan at the Chelsea (Riverside Studios); Intemperance (Liverpool Everyman); Silver Birch House (Arcola Theatre); Doubt (Abbey Theatre Dublin); Woman and Scarecrow (Royal Court); Pillars of The Community (National Theatre); The Cosmonaut’s Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union (Donmar); By the Bog of Cats (Wyndhams); Bone (Royal Court); The Dark (Donmar); Absolutely, Perhaps (Wyndhams); The Little Foxes (Donmar - Olivier Award Nomination); La Lupa (RSC); A Kind of Alaska (Donmar /Lincoln Centre NYC); Bailegangaire (Royal Court); Macbeth (RSC); Rutherford & Son (National Theatre – Olivier Award Nomination); Smelling a Rat (Hampstead); Dancing at Lughnasa (Abbey Theatre Dublin/National Theatre & Phoenix Theatre London/Plymouth Theatre, Broadway – Tony Award for Best Featured Actress); Holy Days (Soho Poly – Time-Out Award); Edward II (Manchester Royal Exchange) and The Playboy of the Western World (Druid Theatre Co., Galway/Irish Tour/Donmar). Her film credits include: Shadow Dancer, Felicia’s Journey, Dancing at Lughnasa (IFTA Best Actress 1999), Topsy-Turvy, Trojan Eddie, Guinevere, Ursula and Glenys, Anne Devlin and Maeve. Her television credits include: Upstairs Downstairs, South Riding, Little Crackers, Dr Who, Trial & Retribution, Sunday, Any Time Now, The Hidden City, Cracker III, Tell Tale Hearts, The Daily Woman, Four Days in July, Lorna, The Billy Trilogy and The Ballroom of Romance.
Graham trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His previous theatre credits include: Journey's End (Lee Menzies Productions/Duke of York’s); The White Guard (National Theatre) and A Will and No Will (Mr. Hart's Theatrical Company). His film credits include: Miss in Her Teens, The Symmetry of Love and Bright Star. His television credits include Law and Order U.K.
Nigel trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His previous credits at Shakespeare’s Globe include Dr Faustus. His theatre credits include: 66 Books (The Bush); The Permanent Way, She Stoops to Conquer, A Laughing Matter (Out of Joint/RNT); All My Sons (National Theatre); Feelgood (Hampstead/Garrick); The Iceman Cometh (Almeida/Old Vic); An Inspector Calls (Garrick); Our Country's Good, The Recruiting Officer (Royal Court and Garrick); Serious Money (Wyndhams); The Duchess of Malfi (The Roundhouse); Getting Attention (Royal Court Upstairs); The Public (Stratford East); Gaddafi (ENO); The Man Who Had All the Luck (Donmar); King Lear (Liverpool/Young Vic); Much Ado About Nothing (Regent’s Park); Dreams of Violence (Soho/Ojo); Macbeth, A Piece of Monologue, That Time, Embers, Henry V, The Wives’ Excuse, Pentecost, A Brand from the Burning, The School of Night, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night, Volpone, Henry VIII, Red Star, Thomas More, Believe What You Will, Sejanus, Speaking Like Magpies, Pericles, The Winter's Tale, Days of Significance (RSC); Three Sisters; A Thousand Stars Explode in the Sky (Lyric Hammersmith); Lakeboat and Prairie du Chien (Play Productions/Arcola). His television credits include: Galloping Galaxies, Casualty, Silent Witness, Death of a Son, Between the Lines, The Chief, Why Lockerbie? Hot Dog Wars, Peak Practice, The Bill, Poirot, I Just Want to Kiss You, Macbeth, Sons and Lovers, Casualty 1906, Oliver Twist, Heartbeat, Forget-me-Not, Luther and most recently Henry V for the BBC.
Giles trained at the Central School of Speech & Drama. His theatre credits include: Great Expectations (English Touring Theatre); After the Dance (National Theatre); The Talented Mr Ripley (Royal & Derngate Northampton); Trilby (Finborough); Dreams of Violence (Out of Joint / Soho Theatre); Think Global, F*ck Local (Out of Joint / Royal Court); A Touch of the Sun (Salisbury Playhouse); The Witches (West End, Birmingham Rep); Twelfth Night (Bolton Octagon); Full Circle (ATG National Tour); Rafts and Dreams (Manchester Royal Exchange) and Across Oka (Manchester Royal Exchange). His film work includes: The Nun (Filmax International) and Apollo and the Continents (Methodact Films). His television work includes Hollyoaks (Channel 4 / Lime Pictures) and Consenting Adults (BBC / Lion Films).
Sam trained at LAMDA. His previous credits at Shakespeare’s Globe include All’s Well that Ends Well, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. His other recent theatre credits include: Lovesong (Frantic Assembly); Inherit The Wind (Old Vic); Arcadia (West End); My Dad’s a Birdman (Young Vic); The Deep Blue Sea (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness (Headlong UK Tour/Soho Theatre); Oedipus (National Theatre); So Close To Home (Arcola/Brighton Festival); On Religion (British Arts Council – Brussels); God in Ruins (RSC/Soho Theatre); Macbeth, King John (RSC); Shrieks Of Laughter (Soho Theatre); Tin Tin (Young Vic / Barbican); The UN Inspector (National Theatre) and Festen (Almeida/West End). His film credits include: Wall, Anna Karenina, King of Soho, Agora, Hippie Hippie Shake, Double Heartbeat (short), Call at Corazon and Burnt Fen. His television credits include: New Tricks, The Commander, Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Doctors, Doctor Who, The Last Will and Testament of Billy Two Sheds, Holby City, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, The Wings of Angels, London Bridge, Peak Practice, Crime Traveller, Madson, Back Up, Prime Suspect, Kavanagh QC, The Chief, Dandelion Dead, The Bill, Foreign Affairs, The Orchid House, Die Kinder, Bergerac, Blind Justice, Dead Head, McKenzie, The Chinese Detective and Fords on Water.
Kurt Egyiawan trained at Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Kurt has previously performed at Shakespeare's Globe in King Lear and The Frontline. Since graduating, he was awarded the Spotlight Prize 2011 and his notable credits have included: Earthquakes in London (Headlong), Skyfall and Prefaces to Shakespeare (BBC).
Matthew trained at Drama Centre, London. His previous work at Shakespeare’s Globe includes Troilus and Cressida. His other theatre credits include: A Streetcar Named Desire (Liverpool Playhouse); The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Northampton); Macbeth, The Mayor of Zalamea (Liverpool Everyman); As You Like It, Macbeth, How Many Miles to Basra? (West Yorkshire Playhouse); 1984, Julius Caesar (Royal Exchange, Manchester); The Gentleman’s Tea Drinking Society (Ransom); Hangover Square (Finborough); Our Friends in the North (Northern Stage); The Winter’s Tale (Propeller, BAM New York International Tour); Romeo and Juliet (Derby Playhouse); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Propeller, Comedy Theatre, BAM New York World Tour); A View from the Bridge (National Tour); Rose Rage (Propeller, Theatre Royal Haymarket, International Tour); The Prince of Homburg (RSC, Lyric Theatre); Meat (Theatre Royal, Plymouth); Hamlet (Bristol Old Vic); Twelfth Night (Propeller, Watermill Theatre); The Comedy of Errors (Propeller, International Tour); Henry V (Propeller, International Tour); Julius Caesar (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar (RSC) and An Ideal Husband (Gielgud Theatre, Peter Hall Company). His television credits include: Holby City, The Passion, Midsomer Murders, Coronation Street, After Thomas, The Quatermass Experiment, Foyles War, Trial and Retribution and A Class Act. His film credits include: Franklyn, Sahara and The Final Passage.
David’s previous credits at Shakespeare’s Globe include The Globe Mysteries. His most recent theatre credits include: Inheritance (Live Theatre, Newcastle); Pub Quiz is Life (Hull Truck Theatre); The Cordelia Dream (The RSC at Wilton’s Music Hall); The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet (RSC, Stratford and London); On the Shore of the Wide World (National Theatre and Manchester Royal Exchange); The Hypochondriac, Putilla and his Man Matti (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry); The Changing Room (Royal Court); Hamlet, Twelfth Night, The Three Alice Bakers, Quarantine, All That Trouble We Had, Season’s Greetings (Birmingham Rep) and Lavochkin 5 (Tron Theatre, Glasgow). His television credits include: series of Mersey Beat, Making Out, Albion Market, Bloomin’ Marvellous, Strangers, Headmaster, Sorry I’m a Stranger Here Myself, episodes of The Bill, Casualty, Heartbeat, Peak Practice, Bergerac, Ruth Rendell, Harry, Poirot, Minder and The Professionals. His radio work includes plays by Glyn Hughes, Roger Stennet, Guslav Havel, Marlowe, Priestley, Zola, Wole Soyenka and Laura Wade. His film credits include: Agatha, Othello and She’s Been Away. His directorial work includes Chekhov’s Women (Lyric Hammersmith).
Beruce trained at RADA. His theatre credits include: The Black Album (National Theatre); The History Boys (Bath Theatre Royal/West Yorkshire Playhouse) and The Madness of George III (Bath Theatre Royal/Apollo Theatre).
James’s previous work with the Globe includes: Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Bedlam, Romeo and Juliet and Helen. His other theatre credits include: Suspension (Bristol Old Vic); Treasure Island (Haymarket); Dalston Songs (ROH); Mamma Mia (Prince of Wales); Company (New Wolsey); Threepenny Opera (National Theatre); The Winter’s Tale (Bath Theatre Royal); Song of Singapore (Chichester); The Happy End (Theatr Clwyd); The Bogus (Kneehigh); Twelfth Night (Northcott); rep in Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Bolton and Theatr Clwyd; two years touring with Orchard Theatre and work with the new writing company Loose Exchange. His television credits include: Guardian, Wire in the Blood, The Worst Witch, Family Affairs, The Blonde Bombshell and London Bridge.
Brendan trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His theatre credits include Waiting for Godot (World tour); All’s Well That Ends Well, Saint Joan, A Little Night Music and Under Milk Wood (National Theatre); The Merry Wives of Windsor and All’s Well That Ends Well (RSC); Hamlet (Barbican); The Syndicate, King Lear, Six Lives of Lee Miller, 5/11 (Chichester); Hedda Gabler (Plymouth and tour); The Wedding Story (Soho Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sheffield Crucible); Fiddler on the Roof (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Only a Matter of Time (Watermill, Newbury); Becket (West End); The Recruiting Officer (Lichfield); The Corn is Green (Greenwich and tour); Ghosts (Sherman, Cardiff); Trojan Women and ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Liverpool Everyman). His television credits includes: Law and Order – UK, Lead Balloon, Gil Mayo, North Square, Inspector Morse, Selected Exits, Cadfael, Casualty and Impact. His film work includes: Quantum of Solace, Death at a Funeral, Gladiatress, My Last Five Girlfriends and Mrs Brown.
Jamie trained at RADA. His previous work at the Globe includes: Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, As You Like It and A New World. His other theatre credits include: King James Bible (National Theatre); Racing Demon (Sheffield Crucible); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Chichester Festival Theatre, Theatre Royal Haymarket); My Zinc Bed (Northampton Royal and Derngate Theatre); The Revenger’s Tragedy (National Theatre); The History Boys – Broadway (Bob Boyett Productions); Singer (Tricycle Theatre); The History Boys (National Theatre); At the Exit (Chichester Edge 2003); Between the Crosses (Jermyn Street Stephen Joseph Theatre); Holes in the Skin, The Coffee House, The Gondoliers (Chichester Festival Theatre) and After the Dance (Oxford Stage Co.). His television credits include: Parade’s End, Silk, The Hour, Burn Up, Horne and Corden, Imagine…Van Gogh, Silent Witness, Maxwell, As If, Wire in the Blood and Foyle’s War. His film credits include: Le Weekend, Journey Home, Valkyrie and The History Boys.
Paul trained at Bretton Hall College. His previous work at Shakespeare’s Globe includes: Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Love’s Labour’s Lost, We the People, Coriolanus and Under the Black Flag. His other theatre credits include: Chekhov in Hell (Plymouth Theatre Royal & Soho Theatre); Merchant of Venice (Derby Theatre); Comedians (Lyric Hammersmith); Chicago (Cambridge Theatre); Dying for It (Almeida); Women Beware Women (RSC); Singer (Tricycle); Americans (Arcola); Arsenic and Old Lace (Strand); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Albery); The Changing Room (Royal Court at Duke of York’s); Teechers, Bouncers (Arts Theatre); Hamlet, King Lear, Edward II (Compass Theatre); The Rivals (Derby Playhouse); She Stoops to Conquer (Bristol Old Vic); Richard II and East (Oldham Coliseum). His film credits include: A Cock and Bull Story, Honest and Topsy Turvy. His television credits include: Doctors, Doc Martin, Horizon – Einstein, French and Saunders, My Family, Victoria Wood With All the Trimmings, Dinnerladies, Murder Most Horrid, Eastenders, The Bare Necessities, The Bill, City Central, Broker’s Man, The Ritz and Whose Line is it Anyway? His radio credits include over 60 plays for the BBC Radio Drama Company.
Olivia trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her film credits include: All is Forgiven, Father of my Children (both selected at Cannes Film Festival and The London Film Festival) and Someone I Loved. Her television credits include Carlos the Jackal. Henry V will be her theatrical debut.
Chris is a former participant in the Sam Wanamaker Festival. His theatre credits include: Young Pretender (Nabokov Tour); Black Watch (National Theatre of Scotland & International Tour); Peter Pan (National Theatre of Scotland); Knives in Hens (BAC); Borough Market (Edinburgh Festival); Last Train to Nibroc, De Montfort (Orange Tree); Macbeth, Gladiator Games (English Theatre Co.) and Baghdad Wedding (Soho Theatre). His film work includes Live! (Essential Cinema). His television credits include Walter’s War (BBC 4). His radio credits include The Night They Tried to Kidnap the Prime Minister.
Lisa’s theatre credits include: Autumn and Winter (Orange Tree – Nominated for Off West End Awards, Best Actress); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Mikado, Boston Marriage (Stephen Joseph & Tour); Factors Unforeseen (Orange Tree); Don Juan Comes back from the War (Coventry Belgrade); Comfort Me with Apples (Hampstead Theatre and Tour); Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick (Glasgow Citizens); Measure for Measure, Richard III (RSC); Hayfever (Oxford Stage Company); A State Affair, Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Out of Joint); Streetcar to Tennessee (Young Vic); Comedy of Errors (West Yorkshire Playhouse); King Lear (Bristol Old Vic); Some Explicit Polaroids (Out of Joint); The Dove (Croydon Warehouse); Pygmalion (Glasgow Citizens); Measure for Measure (Nottingham Playhouse – Commended at the Ian Charleson Awards); The King of Prussia (Minerva Theatre, Chichester); The Rib Cage (Manchester Royal Exchange); Snatch (The Pleasance); All My Sons (Plymouth Theatre Royal); The Turn of the Screw (Glasgow Citizens); The Power of Darkness, The Inheritors (Orange Tree); The Phoenician Women, Woyzeck, Romeo and Juliet, The Cherry Orchard (RSC); Seascape, a Taste of Honey and The Father (Glasgow Citizens). Her film credits include: Dead House Six, The Other Me and The Nugget Run. Her television work includes: Holby City, Heartbeat, Casualty, The Message, EastEnders, The Bill, Keen Eddie, Murder in Mind, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Judge John Deed, Doctors, Black Cab, Burnside, and Picking up the Pieces. Her radio credits include: Being Brave, Paid Servant, Listen to the Words, The Mackinnon Extradition, Seven Wonders of the Divided World and SOS.
Roger’s previous work for Shakespeare’s Globe includes: Measure for Measure, The Winter’s Tale and Troilus and Cressida. His other theatre credits include: Shakespeare’s Kings, As You Like It, The Histories, The Plantagenets, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, Richard II, Macbeth, The Great White Hope, Romeo and Juliet (RSC); Pericles (Lyric, Hammersmith); Pygmalion (Manchester Library Theatre); The Club (Edinburgh Festival); Death of a Salesman (Birmingham Rep); Measure for Measure (Barbican and Tour); The Visit (Chichester Festival Theatre); A View from the Bridge (Bristol Old Vic and West End); Prin (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Macbeth (Sheffield Crucible); Hamlet (Young Vic); The Winter’s Tale and Coriolanus (English Shakespeare Company). His television credits include: The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Wallander, May 33rd, The Debt, Waking the Dead, Keen Eddie, Hippies, Picking Up the Pieces, London Bridge, Hunting Venus, The House of Eliot, The Golden Years, Persuasion, King of the Ghetto, Lovejoy, Casualty, Coronation Street, Measure for Measure and The Bill.
Adrian (a.k.a. Woody) has performed as musician in 25 productions at the Globe, and has been Musical Director for over 10 of them. He regularly plays with award-winning period instrument groups such as The Gabrieli Consort & Players and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Apart from performing in Henry V this year, Woody will record with the Gabrieli Consort, tour to Cuenca and Lucerne with The King’s Consort, and be Musical Director on Twelfth Night at the Globe.
Helen began performing on renaissance wind and brass instruments during postgraduate research in medieval music at Birmingham University. Five years of work and study in Germany and Switzerland followed, during which time Helen enjoyed a busy schedule of concert performances with a wide variety of period instrument ensembles, including Habsburger Camerata, of which she is a founding member. As a specialist cornetto and cornettino player, Helen plays regularly with such ensembles as the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, His Majesty’s Sackbuts and Cornetts, QuintEssential, La Chapelle Rhenane, Barockensemble De Swaen, Capriccio Basel, L’Arpa Festante and I Fagiolini. Her theatre performances include the Theatre of Memory’s performance of Romeo and Juliet at Middle Temple Hall in 2008, with an original score by Claire van Kampen. Performing on period instruments has taken Helen as far as Riga in the east, Dublin in the west and many beautiful places in between, covering music from the 15th to the 18th centuries. Helen relocated from Germany to Somerset in 2011.
George studied trombone and singing at the Royal College of Music, London and sackbut and singing at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland. He appeared in Love’s Labour’s Lost at Shakespeare’s Globe and on tour in 2009, Henry IV parts 1 and 2 in 2010 and as a deputy for All’s Well That Ends Well in 2011. George has worked with many period ensembles and orchestras across the globe including the Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, The King’s Consort, His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts, Ex Cathedra, the Gabrieli Consort, English Touring Opera, Music Theatre Wales, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Chorus. His music has taken him to Africa, China, throughout Europe and the USA. Also a published composer and arranger, George has performed for HM the Queen and HRH the Prince of Wales, performs regularly on television and radio and can be heard on numerous film soundtracks and pop and classical album recordings. He has worked with a diverse range of artists, from Sir David Wilcocks and Kurt Masur to Eric Levi and Manfred Mann.
Hilary grew up in Salisbury, where she began playing the trombone before winning a scholarship to attend the Junior Department at the Royal Academy of Music for four years. Hilary went on to study at the Guildhall School of Music where she was able to explore many different styles of playing, from orchestral to chamber and jazz. She enjoyed it so much she decided to stay on to study for her Masters and was kindly supported by MMSF, The Leathersellers Company and the Leverhulme Trust. In this final year, Hilary was delighted to win the prestigious Armourers and Braziers Brass Prize after performing a programme of 20th-century compositions for the trombone. Since graduating, Hilary has broadened her musical tastes even further and has an ever growing interest in performing early music. She has been lucky enough to perform with the English Cornet and Sackbut Ensemble, the European Union Baroque Orchestra and as a musician at Shakespeare’s Globe on a double run of Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 in 2010. Hilary has a busy freelance career as an orchestral and chamber musician and has performed with some brilliant ensembles including the London Concert Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, London Contemporary Orchestra and London Chamber Brass.
Arngeir was born in Iceland but came to London for his postgraduate studies on the Guitar and the Lute in Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Arngeir now specializes in authentic plucked instruments from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods such as the Gittern, Lute, Guitar, Cittern, Theorbo, Oud and Saz and he teaches and plays their modern counterparts: Classical, Folk and Electric Guitars. If the music gets louder he is known to play the percussion and turn the handle of the Hurdy-Gurdy as well. Arngeir has performed in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Merry Wives of Windsor, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet and Henry IV at Shakespeare’s Globe. Besides the theatre he plays with some of the main English period groups and operas, such as Glyndebourne, The Sixteen, Ex Cathedra, English National Opera and English Touring Opera, as well as recording and performing with the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He regularly performs in the Historic Royal Palaces, Hampton Court and Tower of London and with his own groups, Bardos Band, Wyrewood and Musica Mappa Mundi.
- Dominic Dromgoole
- Jonathon Fensom
- Claire van Kampen
- Sian Williams
- Voice and dialect :
- Martin Mckellan
- Fight director :
- Kate Waters
- Associate director:
- Joe Murphy
- Assistant choreographer:
- Chloe Stephens