Posts Tagged ‘henry IV part I’

Shakespeare QuotesLet me tell the world.
Henry IV Part I 5.2.65, Vernon to Hotspur

Shakespeare Quotes It would be argument for a week, laughter for a month, and a good jest forever.
Henry IV Part 1 2.2.94-5, Prince Hal to Point, in the midst of a youthful escape

You want reasons to keep the BBC untouched? Here’s a damn good one. Seriously doubt you’d ever get televised Shakespeare on anything owned by Murdoch…

As part of the Shakespeare Unlocked season exploring how one man captured so much about what it means to be human, the BBC is staging new adaptations of Shakespeare’s History Plays, Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, and Henry V.

And what actors have been assembled…

Shakespeare QuotesThe better part of valour is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life.
Henry IV Part 1 5.4.118-20, Falstaff, who has feigned death in battle to avoid injury

Shakespeare QuotesMy whole charge consists of ancients, corporals, lieutenants, gentlemen of companies – slaves as ragged as Lazarus: and such as indeed were never soldiers, but discarded unjust servingmen, younger sons to younger brothers, revolted tapsters, and ostlers trade-fallen, the cankers of a calm world and a long peace.
Henry IV Part I 4.2.23-30, Falstaff’s contrasting unheroic view of his soldiering