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'King Henry IV, Part 1 [60-minute abridgement]' by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw - additional information.

'King Henry IV, Part 1 [60-minute abridgement]' by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 10
Setting: Cafe/Bar/Restaurant, Castle Interior, Street, A Room and 'Other Location'
Set Requirements: Furniture Only
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
13 to 16
36 to 50
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Swearing rate: 2 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Potential blasphemy
Sexual slurs
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
Descriptions of the characters
Miscellaneous notes from the author
A 60-minute abridgement of the Shakespeare history.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
King Henry, two years after seizing the throne, is looking less secure as his erstwhile supporters, principally the Percy family from Northumberland, turn against him. The play follows the course of their rebellion until the decisive Battle of Shrewsbury.


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