Barn Theatre streams Henry V

Published: 26 March 2020
Reporter: David Chadderton

Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester is to hold a press night for its live-streamed production of Henry V, directed by Hal Chambers and starring Aaron Sidwell (Wicked, American Idiot, Loserville, Ghost, EastEnders) and Lauren Samuels (Bend It Like Beckham, Romantics Anonymous, We Will Rock You, Grease, Water Babies, BBC’s Over The Rainbow).

The performance will be streamed live, free to view, to the theatre’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitter accounts for World Theatre Day on Friday 27 March at 6PM then remain on those platforms for the future. A soundtrack and programme will be available for a donation in aid of the #SAVEOURBARN campaign to save the theatre which is looking at a £250,000 loss and potential permanent closure.

Henry V is directed by Hal Chambers, with a full cast comprising Matt Ray Brown (Exeter / Orleans), Alicia Charles (Bardolph / Williams), Elin Phillips (Fluellen), Lauren Samuels (Katherine / Boy), Aaron Sidwell (Henry), Adam Sopp (Pistol / Constable), Sarah Waddell (Queen of France) and Jonathan Woolf (Nym / Dauphin).