[FULL] Henry IV, Part 1 by William Shakespeare - kit

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Post by WiltedScribe » January 22nd, 2021, 3:10 pm

The First Part of King Henry IV (version 2) by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616).
After the events of <a href=https://librivox.org/tragedy-of-king-richard-ii-version-2-by-william-shakespeare/><i>Richard II</i></a>, wherein the conceited King Richard II is dethroned and assassinated, Shakespeare’s <i>Henriad</i> continues apace with this multifaceted work that details the reign of Richard’s illegitimate successor, King Henry IV. In this play, the first of two parts, a rift grows between the King and his former allies, the Percys, after Henry raises the ire of the irascible young Hotspur when they butt heads over ransomed prisoners from a recent battle. Collaborating closely with the Welsh and Scots, the Percys carefully plan another rebellious deposition. Meanwhile, Henry’s wayward heir, Prince Hal, is whiling away his time with highwaymen and reprobates in cheap taverns instead of at the court, with his chief companion—and secondary father figure—being the slovenly old braggart Sir John Falstaff (who remains one of Shakespeare’s greatest and most entertaining creations). The antics of Hal and Falstaff strike a lighter contrast to the Percys’ seditious scheming, until both subplots converge at the climactic Battle of Shrewsbury, where Hal’s true character emerges and Henry’s tenuous hold on the throne is put to its ultimate test.<br><br>And to perform it all? Three men (<a href="https://librivox.org/reader/11305">Craig Franklin</a>, <a href="https://librivox.org/reader/10789">Tomas Peter</a>, and <a href="https://librivox.org/reader/9905">Brad “Hamlet” Filippone</a>) and two women (<a href="https://librivox.org/reader/13140">Jenn Broda</a> and <a href="https://librivox.org/reader/13852">Kelly S. Taylor</a>), determined to give you a performance of Shakespeare's work that you will never forget. You thought you knew your Shakespeare? Well, think again! ( Tomas Peter)
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Post by Hamlet » January 22nd, 2021, 5:01 pm

Checking in. Looking forward to this one!

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Post by Craigos » January 23rd, 2021, 1:17 am

Checking in.
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Post by Kitty » January 23rd, 2021, 4:11 am

hi guys, great to see you launch the next Shakespeare. I'll be back with the MW soon...

Also welcome to Jenn and Kelly, our new additions to the cast. 8-)

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Post by Kitty » January 23rd, 2021, 4:15 am

since you want to PL each other, I will not put in a DPL this time.

Moving us straight to Readers Found now....everybody has the link to the project anyway.

Have fun.

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Post by jennlea » January 23rd, 2021, 5:54 am

Checking in!

Thrilled to be here and thank you for the welcome :9:
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Post by WiltedScribe » January 23rd, 2021, 6:33 am

Alright gang, I've filled in the MW, and now I leave it to you to claim the four scenes you will be taking care of as editors and proof listeners. As explained, whoever posts first gets first dibs. I shall be back later to finalize your claims. :thumbs:
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Post by Hamlet » January 23rd, 2021, 11:07 am

I'll be really ambitious and claim the very long 2_4.
For my others, I'll take 1_3, 4,1, and 5_1. Picked completely at random.

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Post by Craigos » January 23rd, 2021, 12:22 pm

I'm happy to take any of them.

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Post by Kitty » January 23rd, 2021, 1:34 pm

And I confirm that I volunteer to PL your final assembled acts. I really want to know how you all sound together. :mrgreen:

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Post by jennlea » January 23rd, 2021, 1:56 pm

I’m fine with doing any of the scenes.
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Post by ktaylor07 » January 23rd, 2021, 3:49 pm

Checking in! I don't have any strong preferences either. I'm willing to fit in where ever.

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Post by WiltedScribe » January 23rd, 2021, 6:03 pm

OK, I gave Brad his preferences. Thank you for taking some of the longer scenes! I hope you won't regret it—though I suspect our performances will be so good that you won't mind it :lol:

For everyone else, I found a list of the scenes broken down by line counts and basically tried to give everyone a balance of long and short scenes. It should work out to a manageable slate. You'll find your assignments in the MW; please note what you're responsible for so that, when files start coming in and you'll find roles in your scenes that need PLing, you'll be able to tackle them ASAP.

With that, I think the administrative business has been taken care of. Please feel free to begin recording and submitting roles whenever you're ready to do so! :mrgreen:
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Post by Hamlet » January 23rd, 2021, 6:54 pm

I have seven more chapters to read in my current Dickens project, so I may just finish it before I start recording for THIS one. But I am looking forward to it.

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Post by Craigos » January 24th, 2021, 9:13 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/1henryiv_westmoreland_1_1.mp3 2:05
Being from Wales I can confirm that some Welsh girls can be very naughty as pointed out by the Earl. I think he may be exaggerating it a bit though.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/1henryiv_westmoreland_4_2.mp3 0:40

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/1henryiv_westmoreland_5_4.mp3 0:08

A few short rolls to make a start.

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