Friday, March 20, 2015

Shakespeare's Henry IV with Antony Sher and Alex Hassell: RSC

Royal Shakespeare Company

Sir John Faistaff: Anthony Sher
Prince Hal: Alex Hassell
Henry IV Part I by William Shakespeare
Photographer Kwame Lestrade.

This first performance of this production took place on 18 March 2014 at the Royal Shakespeare Theater, Stratford-upon-Avon.

There is a stamp on the back also featuring Anthony Sher and the RSC on the back of this postcard along with four queen stamps. It is postmarked in 2014.

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The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a major British theatre company, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.  It was formally established on 20 March 1961.  The company now employs 700 staff and produces around 20 productions a year from its home in Stratford-upon-Avon and plays regularly in London, Newcastle upon Tyne and on tour across the UK and internationally.

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Sir Antony Sher, (born 14 June 1949) is a South African-born British actor, writer and theatre director.
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Alex Hassell is a British actor born September 17, 1980 in Southend. He is a co-founder of The Factory Theatre Company whose patrons include Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Mark Rylance and Emma Thompson.
Great Britain stamp 2011,
The 50th Anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company
The Tempest - The Beast Shall Tremble at thy Din 
Antony Sher - 66

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