Henry V: A Gal Every Sixteen Men

Henry V is the play with the lowest ratio of female - characters. Out of the 34 actors on stage, only Lady Bona and the Countess of Auvergne have the responsibility to represent women in this play 


Gender
Count
Male32
Female2


Love's Labour Lost, on the other hand, is the play with an highest percentage of female characters: 26%



Overall, there are more women in Shakespeare's Comedies. Here they account for 16.7% of the total characters. Against the 9% in his Tragedies and 8% in his History plays.



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