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Hamlet


Hamlet is Prince of Denmark. His father has recently died and his uncle Claudius has become king and has also married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. The ghost of the late king tells Hamlet that he has been murdered and demands Hamlet extract revenge.
Hamlet at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Image: Sonia Friedman Productions & Almeida Theatre


Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - tragedy

Director:
Robert Icke

Author:
William Shakespeare

Production:
ATG, Sonia Friedman Productions, Almeida Theatre

Music:
Laura Marling (Ophelia's Song/Composition)

Running time: To be confirmed

Age suitability:
Not available

Background


Following the recent sold out run, Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke’s new production of Hamlet transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season this summer.


Starring BAFTA and Olivier Award winner Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Birdland, Cock, Pride) as the Danish Prince, Hamlet is brought to the stage by the critically acclaimed and multi-award winning creative team behind 1984 and Oresteia.


Robert Icke "one of the most important forces in today’s theatre" (The Observer) previously directed Mary Stuart, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984 for the Almeida Theatre.


Hamlet is produced by ATG (Sunday In The Park With George, Buried Child, Oresteia) Sonia Friedman Productions and the Almeida Theatre (Chimerica, Ghosts, King Charles III, 1984, Oresteia) who are renowned for introducing groundbreaking, critically acclaimed transfers to the West End.


Synopsis


Hamlet is Prince of Denmark.


His father has recently died and his uncle Claudius has become king and has also married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude.


The ghost of the late king tells Hamlet that he has been murdered and demands Hamlet extract revenge.


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Dates


Previews from: Friday 9 June 2017

Press night: Thursday 15 June 2017

Closes: Saturday 2 September 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑00pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:

Saturday - 1-30pm

Thurs schools matinee 1-30pm on 22 & 29 June

and 6 & 13 July


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Audio Described performance by Vocaleyes ‑ 1 Aug 7pm

(Touch Tour time tbc)


Cast


Barry Aird

Madeline Appiah

Jessica Brown Findlay

Derbhle Crotty*

Marty Cruickshank

Calum Finlay

Joshua Higgott

Daniel Rabin

David Rintoul

Andrew Scott

Juliet Stevenson**

Maanuv Thiara

Luke Thompson

Peter Wight

Angus Wright

Matthew Wynn


*from Tues 4 Jul*

*until Sat 1 Jul


Understudies:


Mark Desebrock

Andy Hawthorne

Penelope McGhie

Nneka Okoye


Creatives


Director: Robert Icke
Designer: Hildegard Bechtler
Lighting: Natasha Chivers
Sound: Tom Gibbons
Video designer: Tal Yarden
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