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Shakespeare’s Henry V Barn Theatre Celebrates World Theatre Day


Shakespeare’s Henry V Barn Theatre live streams play on World Theatre Day

In celebration of World Theatre Day, the Barn Theatre released a free live streaming version of their Built by Barn production of Shakespeare’s Henry V. The recorded performance was live streamed to their Facebook page, YouTube and Twitter account and will be left for people to watch at their leisure.

The theatre is asking people to make donations to their #SaveOurBarn campaign, which is aiming to keep the theatre going after closing their doors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The closure is leaving the Cirencester based theatre at a £250,000 loss which will may result in their doors remaining closed for ever.

The play is directed by Hal Chambers, with designs by Emily Leonard, fight direction by Christos Dante and movement direction by Kate Webster. It original composition was by  Harry Smith, projection designs by Benjamin Collins, sound design by Chris Cleal and lighting by Sam Rowcliffe-Tanner.

Matt Ray Brown (Exeter/Orleans)
Alicia Charles (Bardolph/Williams)
Elin Phillips (Fluellen)
Lauren Samuels (Katherine/Boy)
Aaron Sidwell (Henry)
Adam Sopp (Pistol/Constable)
Sarah Waddell (Queen of France)
Jonathan Woolf (Nym/Dauphin).

For more information about the play, visit:

Watch the performance from the following pages: