National Theatre Encore: Hamlet

20 October 2015 - 24 November 2015
Cinema 1 / Cinema 2 / Cinema 3

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Please note, this is a recorded version of the NT Live performance on Thursday 15 October.

Benedict Cumberbatch
takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Directed by Olivier Award-winner Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the Barbican presents an exclusive twelve week run of this compelling new production in summer 2015.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. 

This event is part of:
National Theatre Live and Encore

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

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