Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre: Falstaff (Roger Allam) on Honor

This famous scene at the Battle of Shrewsbury in Henry IV Part 1 (V.i) illustrates the technique of soliloquy in which the actor addresses the audience directly and earns their sympathy as a result. Falstaff (Roger Allam) and Hal (Jamie Parker).

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