Henry V meets the London Blitz and brings the house down

Hansen, Claire (2014) Henry V meets the London Blitz and brings the house down. The Conversation, 16 June 2014.

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[Extract] Bell Shakespeare’s new production of William Shakespeare’s Henry V – which opened in Canberra on June 14 – interrogates the complexities of war through a unique framing device: its scenes are played out by schoolchildren taking refuge during another conflict – the second world war. In this creative production, the English invasion of France and the famous battle of Agincourt are“ crammed” into the confines of an unglamourous classroom. There are old wooden bookshelves, a blackboard, piles of books.

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