Actor Jamie Parker plays Henry V at Shakespeare’s Globe

23rd August 2012

 

SHAKESPEARE: HENRY V

Actor Jamie Parker talks to Heather Neill about the challenges of playing the title role in Henry V, directed by Dominic Dromgoole at Shakespeare’s Globe, and on the different attitudes to war in Shakespeare’s time and our own. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe, 22 August 2012.

Killing the prisoners was a piece of battlefield expediency. It’s battle, war, but it’s not cruelty.

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