There’s trouble brewing between England and France…
As King Henry V attempts to prove himself a worthy ruler, he brazenly lays claim to parts of France.
When France mocks his claim, he leads the English forces across the Channel. England is at war.
Sarah Amankwah's majestic performance invigorates a timely if slightly flat production of Shakespeare's war play
It's left to individual performances to really brighten the evening
Sarah Amankwah outshines a wobbly ensemble
Hot like gunpowder
Sarah Amankwah makes a majestic Henry in a valiant if uneven trilogy
Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and Henry V are performed by a versatile cast, led by Sarah Amankwah’s charismatic Hal
An explosive first half gives way to a sloggy second, but Sarah Amankwah makes for a brilliant young king
As they so often do with their productions, the Globe presents Henry V as a larger-than-life epic, fitting for its stage – this is the most fun you can have watching Shakespeare
Henry V is all set to bring home the hero and although this production delivered the goods, there was a casualness to the movement and vocal delivery that may be have been a directorial choice.