All You Need To Know About Henry IV, part 1

It's a great time to be a long-distance Shakespeare fan, what with the National Theatre and now the Royal Shakespeare Company broadcasting performances to theatres around the world. This week the RSC is broadcasting their current production of Henry IV, part 1, starring Antony Sher as Falstaff and Alex Hassell as Prince Hal. To celebrate, here is a quick guide to (almost) all you need to know to appreciate the play!

That's... actually a really small death total for a history play. That practically makes this a comedy.

Check out my other Henry IV related strips here!