Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Shit-faced Shakespeare is the hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of a Shakespearian classic with a single, entirely sh*t-faced cast member.
Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet at Leicester Square Theatre

Photo (c) Rah Petherbridge Photography


Genre: Shakespeare
Venue: Leicester Square Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Closes: Saturday 14 September 2019
Running time:1 hr 10 mins
Age suitability: 16+

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The smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, award-winning, multi sell-out fringe phenomenon is back in London with TWO new shows for 2019: Taming of the Shrew and Hamlet.

Shit-faced Shakespeare® is a registered trademark of Magnificent Bastard Productions Ltd.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare is the hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of a Shakespearean classic, with an entirely sh*t-faced cast member.

With one cast member selected at random and given four hours to drink before every show we present to you classical theatre as it was always meant to be seen.

With a gin in one hand, a cup of wine in the other and a flagon of ale in the other ...

What could possibly go wrong?

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Postal address:
6 Leicester Place
London WC2H 7BX

Box office tel: 08448 733433

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Previews from:Wednesday 19 June 2019

Press night:Friday 21 June 2019

Closes:Saturday 14 September 2019

Performance days & times


Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm






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Stacey Norris

David Ellis

Natalie Boakye

Madeleine Schofield

Christopher Lane

Richard Hughes

Beth-Louise Priestley

Simi Egbejumi-David

Saul Marron


Author: Adaptation by Lewis Ironside
Director: Stacey Norris (original direction by Lewis Ironside)
Costume designer: Lorna Jean Connell
Lighting: Lewis Ironside
Sound: Lewis Ironside
Fight director: Lewis Ironside
Production: Magnificent Bastard Productions

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