Five of Shakespeare’s plays are encompassed in this four and a half hour show – Henry V, the three parts of Henry VI and Richard III all based on documents of the time and Shakespeare’s remarkable imagination and dramatisation.
The youngsters in the audience weren’t the only rapt ones in this simple, delightful tale, charmingly told. We all love a good story and if children are plied with stories and fantasy such as this, who knows where their stimulated imagination will take them as they grow up?
As always with teaching, it is the enthusiasm of the teacher that wins the day. It is their excitement and passion that stirs minds in and out of the classroom. John Hinton certainly does his bit to instil some of his eagerness for knowledge to young and old.