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  • Four stars

    The Independent

    "The productions have an admirably assured grasp of the plays' panoramic sweep, moving with fluency and a fine feel for thematic counterpoint between care-racked court and lax, frowsty Eastcheap, boozer and battlefield, urban and pastoral."
  • Four stars

    The Daily Telegraph

    "He has played Richard III, Shylock, Leontes, Macbeth and Prospero to huge acclaim. But can Sir Antony Sher, one of our most Shakespeare-steeped theatrical knights, give us a Falstaff to remember?...The answer is yes."

Cast & creative team


  • King Henry IV
    Jasper Britton
  • Sir John Falstaff
    Antony Sher
  • Prince Hal
    Alex Hassell
  • Earl of Northumberland/Earl of Douglas
    Sean Chapman
  • Earl of Westmoreland
    Youssef Kerkour
  • Prince John/Francis
    Elliot Barnes-Worrell
  • Lady Percy
    Jennifer Kirby
  • Ned Poins
    Sam Marks
  • Mistress Quickly
    Paola Dionisotti
  • Peto
    Martin Bassindale
  • Pistol
    Antony Byrne
  • Shallow
    Oliver Ford Davies
  • Hastings
    Nicholas Gerard-Martin
  • Coleville
    Robert Gilbert
  • Warwick
    Jonny Glynn
  • Doll Tearsheet
    Nia Gwynne
  • Silence
    Jim Hooper
  • Wart
    Leigh Quinn
  • Scroop
    Keith Osborn
  • Bardolph
    Joshua Richards
  • Lord Chief Justice
    Simon Thorp
  • Mowbray
    Trevor White
  • Lord Bardolph
    Simon Yadoo


  • Gregory Doran
    Stage Director
  • Robin Lough
    Screen Director
  • Paul Englishby
  • Stephen Brimson Lewis
  • Tim Mitchell
  • Martin Slavin
  • Michael Ashcroft
  • Terry King
  • Emma Woodvine
    Company Text and Voice Work
  • Owen Horsley
    Assistant Director
  • Simon Ash
    Production Manager
  • Laura Hunt
    Costume Supervisor
  • Suzi Blakey
    Stage Manager
  • Jeremy Adams
  • John Wyver
    Producer, Live from Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Bruce O'Neil
    Music Director
  • Jondon
    Company Manager
  • Helena Palmer CDG
    Casting Director
  • Barbara Roberts CDG
    Children's Casting Director
  • Klare Roger
    Deputy Stage Manager
  • Daisy Gladstone
    Assistant Stage Manager
  • Charley Sargant
    Assistant Stage Manager
  • Jessica Barthropp
    Assistant Costume Supervisor
  • Sabrina Harris
    Lead Chaperone