Olivier's son to direct at Globe

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The Independent Online
Richard Olivier, son of the late Lord Olivier, will direct one of the opening productions for the first full season of the reconstructed Globe Theatre in London next June.

Henry V, directed by Richard Olivier and starring Mark Rylance, the Globe's artistic director, will start the season along with The Winter's Tale directed by David Freeman. Henry V will be performed in Elizabethan costume and The Winter's Tale in modern dress.

Construction of the theatre's permanent stage will be complete by the summer, and the public will still able to watch in Elizabethan style from the courtyard where tickets will be priced at pounds 5. David Lister