Watch Tom Hiddleston Do a Monologue From Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’ and Be Jealous of How Good He Is

Tom-Hiddleston-Performs-'Henry-V'-MonologueGreat. I already have enough man-crushes that my girlfriend may start questioning me.

After watching Tom Hiddleston perform this speech from Henry V though, I have to add another one to my list. 

Hiddleston, who is tearing it up as Loki in The Avengers, recently appeared on the talk show Hoppus on Music to plug the film. When the host asked him to perform a monologue from Shakespeare’s Henry V, which he just wrapped, he jumped up, got in front of a camera and went to town.

“Once more under the breach, dear friends….”

Check it out below!


  1. Goldie Chan via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    I like how he is basically laughing through the whole speech :)

  2. Sonny Wasinger via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Great job!

  3. Daily Actor via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Goldie Chan, I know – he just riffs it and I love everything about it. IF I did it, I’d probably destroy it. And not the good destroy :)

  4. Goldie Chan via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Daily Actor – I think I would build a speaking stand out of sofas first, and then ask if I can have a skull and a cane and maybe some fake blood. And a British accent.

  5. Dan Franko via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 4:05 pm


  6. Daily Actor via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    It’s the accent, Goldie Chan, it’s always the accent.

  7. Joe Charles Cabrera via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 4:14 pm


  8. Trey Merritt via Facebook

    May 10, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    He’s good in Wallander

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