Not available. Reports are that Jude Law makes the most of his still being
the right age to play the king. His portrayal swings from angry to tender, and
satisfies professional reviewers in that he holds their attention when on stage.
There's praise too for the ladies - notably Jessie Buckley, who is fast maturing
into a fine performer and Ron Cook as Pistol and Noma Dumezweni as Mistress
The staging gets a nod for simplicity, and the costumes of the chorus for
The play itself runs just 2 hours 30 minutes, short but satisfying most
reviewers. A few complain it doesn't provide enough drama - a bit muted by
speed, but feel it is at least clear if not perhaps as fresh as it could be.
Still, a good final effort for the season, seems to be the opinion.