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EXCLUSIVE: In Rehearsal With Dame Harriet Walter and the All-Female Henry IV

Phyllida Lloyd directs Shakespeare’s history play at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

Harriet Walter and Shiloh Coke rehearse a moment from Henry IV.
Harriet Walter and Shiloh Coke rehearse a moment from Henry IV.
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Mary Stuart Tony nominees Phyllida Lloyd and Dame Harriet Walter are currently in rehearsals for the upcoming St. Ann's Warehouse mounting of the Donmar Warehouse's all-female Henry IV, a follow-up to Lloyd's all-female Julius Caesar, which ran at St. Ann's in 2013. Shakespeare's history play will run from November 6-December 6.

Walter leads the cast as King Henry, alongside Jade Anouka as Hotspur, Clare Dunne as Prince Hal, Jenny Jules as Worcester, Susan Wokoma as Poins and the Earl of Douglas, Jackie Clune as Westmorland and Glendower, Shiloh Coke as Mortimer, Karen Dunbar as Vernon and Bardolph, Zainab Hasan as Hostess, Sharon Rooney as Lady Percy and Gadshill, Sophie Stanton as Falstaff, and Carolina Valdés as Northumberland.

Henry IV is designed by Bunny Christie with Ellen Nabarro (set), Deborah Andrews (costumes),
James Farncombe (lights), and Tom Gibbons (sound). Movement direction is by Ann Yee and fight
direction is by Kate Waters.

Check out rehearsal photos in the gallery below.

For tickets and more information, click here.

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Closed: December 13, 2015