Production Information.

RSC Programme

The Royal Shakespeare Company

Henry IV Part One

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

First performance of this production: 24.4.75



King Henry IV of England

Henry, Prince of Wales, his son

Prince John of Lancaster, his son

Humphrey Duke of Gloucester, his son

Thomas Duke of Clarence, his son

Westmoreland, his cousin

Sir Walter Blunt, friend to the King

Emrys James

Alan Howard

Charles Dance

Stephen Jenn

Anthony Naylor

Reginald Jessop

Philip Brack


Earl of Northumberland

Henry Hotspur, his son

Earl of Worcester, his brother

Lady Percy, wife to Hotspur

Servant to Hotspur

Sir Richard Vernon

Archbishop of York, Richard Scroop

Sir Michael

Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March

Owen Glendower, of Wales

Lady Mortimer, his daughter, wife to Mortimer

Earl of Douglas, of Scotland

Clement McCallin

Stuart Wilson

George Baker

Ann Hasson

Christopher Saul

Bernard Brown

Andre van Gyseghem

Christopher Saul

Terence Wilton

Griffith Jones

Yvonne Nicholson

Dan Meaden

Sir John Falstaff




Francis, a drawer


A drawer



Mistress Quickly

First Carrier

Second Carrier

Brewster Mason

Trevor Peacock

Arthur Whybrow

Tim Wylton

Peter Bourke

Ken Stott

Richard Derrington

Barrie Rutter

Oliver Ford-Davies

Maureen Pryor

Dan Meaden

Bernard Brown

Directed by

Designed by

Music by

Lighting by

Fight Director

Assistant to the Director

Stage Manager

Deputy Stage Manager

Assistant Stage Manager

Terry Hands


Guy Woolfenden

Stewart Leviton

Robert Anderson

Ian Judge

Tim Richards

Susan Griffiths

Hilary Graham

MUSICIANS: Gordon Bennett, Nigel Garvey, William Grant, Roger Hellyer, Peter Morris, Robert Pritchard, Ian Reynolds, Gareth Richards, David Statham, Michael Tubbs, Robin Weatherall

The first act is approximately 45 minutes

The second act is approximately 63 minutes

The third act is approximately 50 minutes

There are two intervals of 15 minutes


Playing Shakespeare/Henry IV Part One