Ustinov Studio

Henry V

"An unforgettable performance" Swindon Advertiser
  • 21 June - 21 July

Event Information

Monday – Saturday 7.45pm
Press Night Thursday 28th June 7pm
Matinees Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm

Running Time: 2h45 approx. incl. interval

★★★★ A fine, deeply thoughtful production … strong performances across the impressive ensemble cast” Guardian

★★★★ “Scarcely a second wasted in this deft and timely portrayal … presented by a drum-tight ensemble. Lily Arnold’s set turns the Ustinov into a theatre of war that facilitates the epic and the intimate” The Times

★★★★ “Crisply acted with rewarding innovations … a cast without fault” Bristol Post

“Ben Hall as Henry leads a strong ensemble whose delivery is uniformly excellent  … engaging, fine acting and staging, a refreshingly new approach” Bath Chronicle

“Joanne Howarth as Chorus … a terrific portrayal, conversational and natural, letting Shakespeare’s lines flow and giving colour to her words in the way of a born storyteller” Whatsonstage.com

“It is breathtaking … an engaging, thrilling and deeply moving piece of theatre … Altogether an unforgettable performance” Swindon Advertiser

“A triumph … never a moment when this production isn’t offering incisive views of a familiar play … thrilling, thought-provoking, enlightening” Fine Times Recorder

In an extraordinary coup for Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol’s most innovative and highly acclaimed theatre company, Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, launches its brand new production of Henry V as part of the Summer Season 2018. The intimate space of the Ustinov Studio makes a breathtaking venue in which to experience the thrills and drama of the Battle of Agincourt.

£24.50 / £17.50 Discounts

A booking fee of £1.50 per ticket applies

by William Shakespeare
Directed by Elizabeth Freestone

A member of one of the UK’s great theatrical families, Ben Hall‘s credits include the RSC productions of Coriolanus and Salome, and The Durrells and The Hollow Crown on television.

Elizabeth Freestone has worked extensively with the RSC for whom her credits include The Comedy of Errors and an internationally acclaimed production of The Rape of Lucrece. Other theatre credits include Romeo and Juliet for Shakespeare’s Globe and The Duchess of Malfi, Dr Faustus and The School for Scandal at Greenwich Theatre.

The Ustinov foyer and bar are open from one hour prior to the performance.

Doors open approximately 15 minutes prior to the performance unless otherwise stated.

The Box Office at the Ustinov Studio is open from approximately 30 minutes prior to each performance.

There is a lift from the Foyer to the Stalls level of the Ustinov Studio. Access to the Circle level is by stair access only.

Full terms and conditions for ticket bookings can be found here