Heroism and its unstitching: Shakespeare's Henry V in text and performance

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 6.30PM

Speaker(s): Professor Judith Buchanan (University of York)

Merchant Adventurers' Arts Discovery Event

In this well-illustrated lecture, Professor Judith Buchanan examines the textual and performance histories of Shakespeare's iconic play about heroism, kingship and war, and considers the illuminatingly different ways in which the play has been interpreted across its history.  As part of the lecture, two Shakespearean actors will help bring to life the key scenes under discussion.   

Please see University's Public Lectures website for booking details.

Location: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Fossgate, York

Admission: by free ticket only.