Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)
Win Tickets to See Henry IV Part 1 at the National Theatre Metrolife Promotion
As part of our support of the National Theatre's Travelex [pounds sterling]10 Season, Metro Life gives you an exclusive chance to win tickets to see the hit production of Henry IV Part 1 In Henry IV Part 1, Nicholas Hytner directs a stellar cast - led by Michael Gambon as Falstaff - and including David Bradley as King Henry IV, David Harewood as Hotspur and Matthew Macfadyen as Prince Hal.
King Henry faces rebellion from those very nobles who helped him seize the crown. Neither side bears close scrutiny, but the insurgents boast the dazzling Hotspur while the sovereign's son and heir gets smashed in the taverns of Eastcheap.
At the battle of Shrewsbury, Sir John Falstaff feigns valour, anticipates reward and dreams gladly of merry England after Henry's death when Prince Hal will be king.
NATIONAL THEATRE'STRAVELEX [pounds sterling]10 SEASON If you are not lucky enough to win tickets, Henry IV Part 1 and also Henry IV Part 2 can be seen as part of the National's Travelex [pounds sterling]10 Season. You will also be able to see the hilarious UN Inspector, featuring a cast which includes Kenneth Cranham and Michael Sheen - winner of the Evening Standard Award For Best Actor in 2004. In the final production - Playing With Fire by David Edgar - racial tensions soar and good intentions have fatal consequences.
Michael Attenborough directs a cast which includes Emma Fielding and Oliver Ford Davies.
To book tickets call 020-7452 3000 For more information visitwww.nationaltheatre.org.uk The Travelex [pounds sterling]10 Season: 200,000 tickets in the Olivier Theatre at [pounds sterling]10. …