Henry V

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Episode 4 of 4

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Henry V has settled onto the throne and has the makings of a fine king when the French ambassador brings a challenge from the Dauphin. Inspired by his courtiers Exeter and York, Henry swears that he will, with all force, answer this challenge. The chorus tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French king, Henry lays a heavy siege and captures Harfleur. The French now take Henry's claims seriously and challenge the English army to battle at Agincourt.

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Mistress Quickly
Julie Walters
The Chorus
John Hurt
Thomas Erpingham
Paul Freeman
Tom Georgeson
Duke of Burgundy
Richard Griffiths
Duke of York
Paterson Joseph
James Laurenson
Anton Lesser
Paul Ritter
Gwilym Lee
Earl of Salisbury
Richard Clothier
Bishop of Ely
Nigel Cooke


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