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Title Henry VIII
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Henry VIII 16
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Associated Names Williams, W. C.
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1845-1862
Description Prompt book dated for 9 seasons between 1845 and 1862. Marked by Samuel Phelps and W.C. Williams. Includes stage business, procession lists and cues for effects. Act V is unmarked.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords royalty, love, politics, religion, women, justice, jealousy
Context Keywords costume, cast, character, stage, business, cues, sound effects, music, blocking
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Act IV, Sc.1 and a simple blocking diagram for the Trial Scene set.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code H VIII 20
Play Henry VIII
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.