Full Casting Announced For Michael Grandage's Henry V Starring Jude Law At The Noel Coward Theatre

Posted on 23 September 2013

Full casting has been announced for Michael Grandage's upcoming production of Henry V starring the previously announced Jude Law.

It has been revealed that Norman Bowman, Michael Hadley, Jessie Buckley and Prasanna Puwanarajah have all joined the cast of Henry V at the Noel Coward Theatre.

Henry V will begin previews at the Noel Coward Theatre on 23rd November before officially opening on 3rd December 2013. The production marks the final play in Grandage's high profile West End season which has seen acclaimed productions of Privates On Parade, Peter and Alice, The Cripple Of Inishmaan and A Midsummer Night's Dream (which runs until 16th November). Rehearsals for Shakespeare's play will begin next month.

Norman Bowman (Nym/Williams) has previously appeared in: Macbeth (MIF), Finding Neverland (Curve, Leicester), Mack and Mabel (Southwark Playhouse) and Twelfth Night (Donmar West End). Norman’s TV work includes: Mr Eleven and Los Dos Bros.

Michael Hadley (Canterbury)'s stage credits include: King Lear, Piaf, Othello (Donmar), The Tempest, Heroes (Watermill Theatre), Coriolanus and The Canterbury Tales (RSC). His TV and film credits include: Fair Cop, Mrs Biggs, The Invisible Woman and The Boat That Rocked.

Jessie Buckley (Princess Katharine) is best known for coming second on I’d Do Anything, Andrew Lloyd Webber's television search for a Nancy to star in a West End revival of Oliver. Since the programme, Jessie has appeared in: The Tempest (Globe) and A Little Night Music (Menier/West End).

Prasanna Puwanarajah’s theatre credits include: Sixty Six Books (Bush), Emperor and Galilean, Hamlet, London Assurance (National) and Twelfth Night (RSC). On television Prasanna has appeared in Silk and The Sarah Jane Adventures.

The cast also includes: Harry Attwell (Grey/Gower), Jason Baughan (Bardolph/Bates M. Le Fer), Richard Clifford (Ely/King Charles VI), Ron Cook (Pistol), Ian Drysdale (Cambridge/Constable), Noma Dumezweni (Mistress Quickly/Alice), Edward Harrison (Westmoreland), Christopher Heyward (Macmorris/Orleans), James Laurenson (Exeter), Ben Lloyd-Hughes (Dauphin/Scroop), Matt Ryan (Fluellen) and Ashley Zhangazha (Chorus/Boy).

Henry V runs at the Noel Coward Theatre until 15 February 2014.


[Andrew Tomlins]