Cultural depictions of Henry V of England
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Henry V of England has been depicted in popular culture a number of times.
- Henry V is the subject of the eponymous play by William Shakespeare, which largely concentrates on his campaigns in France.
- He is also a central character in Henry IV, Part 1 and Henry IV, Part 2, where Shakespeare dramatises him as "Prince Hal", a wanton youth. According to some critics, ”Henry IV is about Henry IV in name alone - it's really a coming-of-age story, charting the young, rebellious Hal's attempt to wrestle with responsibility"
- He appears in Falstaff's Wedding (1760) by William Kenrick, a sequel to Henry IV, Part 2.
Henry has been portrayed on screen by:
- Laurence Olivier in Shakespeare's Henry V (1944), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. The film was nominated for a total of four regular Oscars, including Best Picture and won a Special Award for Olivier, in recognition of "his outstanding achievement as actor, producer and director in bringing Henry V to the screen".
- Dan O'Herlihy in The Black Shield of Falworth (1954), with Tony Curtis
- Keith Baxter in Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnight (1965), a merger of several Shakespeare plays which focuses on the relationship between young Prince Hal and his mentor, John Falstaff
- Kenneth Branagh in Shakespeare's Henry V (1989), reprising his stage role with the Royal Shakespeare Company and for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and Best Director and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
- Timothée Chalamet in The King (2019), a modern adaptation of Shakepeare's plays Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 and Henry V
Henry has been portrayed a number of times on television, mainly in versions of Shakespeare's plays. He has been played by:
- Robert Hardy in the BBC series An Age of Kings (1960), which contained all the history plays from Richard II to Richard III
- Lars Lind in Henrik IV (1964), a Swedish version of Henry IV
- David Gwillim in the BBC Shakespeare versions of both parts of Henry IV and Henry V (1979)
- Michael Pennington in the BBC series The Wars of the Roses (1989), which included all of Shakespeare's history plays performed by the English Shakespeare Company
- Jonathan Firth in a BBC film, Henry IV (1995), a version of Shakespeare's plays
- Martin Clunes in the BBC humorous film The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (1999)
- Tom Hiddleston in the BBC's The Hollow Crown series of television films including: Henry IV - Part 1, Henry IV - Part 2, and Henry V (2012).
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- Kenrick, William (1766). Falstaff's wedding: a comedy: as it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane. Being a sequel to the second part of the play of King Henry the fourth. Written in imitation of Shakespeare, by W. Kenrick. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers; and J. Payne,.
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- Brody, Richard (8 January 2016). "Orson Welles's Mighty "Chimes at Midnight"". The New Yorker. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
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- Fuller, David (2005). "The Bogdanov Version: The English Shakespeare Company "Wars of the Roses"". Literature/Film Quarterly. 33 (2): 118–141.
- Bulman, James C. (2010). "Performing the Conflated Text of Henry IV: The Fortunes of Part Two". In Holland, Peter. Shakespeare Survey: Volume 63, Shakespeare's English Histories and Their Afterlives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 89. ISBN 9780521769150.
- Parrill, Sue; Robison, William B. (2013). The Tudors on Film and Television. Jefferson, NC & London, UK: McFarland. p. 157. ISBN 9780786458912.
- Lee, Luaine (7 October 2013). "Tom Hiddleston had to 'age backward' for The Hollow Crown". Tom Hiddleston had to ‘age backward’ for The Hollow Crown. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
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