Roger Allam, Oliver Cotton, Jamie Parker, et al. Set for Shakespeare Globe's Henry IV
The production, to be directed by Dominic Dromgoole, will star Roger Allam (Falstaff), Oliver Cotton (Henry IV), Jamie Parker (Prince Hal), William Gaunt (Worcester/Justice Shallow), Christopher Godwin (Northumberland/Silence), Sean Kearns (Glendower/Bullcolt/Warwick), Paul Rider (Bardolf/Scroop), and Jade Williams (Lady Mortimer/Doll Tearsheet).
The season, which has the title Kings and Rogues, will open with Lucy Bailey's production of Macbeth (April 23-June 27), which will star Elliot Cowan in the title role and Laura Rogers as Lady Macbeth. It will be followed by Mark Rosenblatt's production of Henry VIII (May 15-August 21) starring Dominic Rowan, and a revival of Christopher Luscombe's 2008 staging of The Merry Wives of Windsor (August 14 -October 2).
The Globe will also present two new plays: Howard Brenton's Anne Boleyn (July 24-August 21), which will be directed by John Dove; and Nell Leyshon's Bedlam (September 5-October 1), a fictional portrayal of a London hospital for the insane.