Hamlet

£10-£62.50

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. William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Schedule

Running Time: Three hours and five minutes, with 1 interval

Barbican Centre [Barbican Hall]

(London, )
Barbican Centre Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS
London,
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by Michael Dale - October 30, 2015
The actor has been critical of the British government's decision to allow only 20,000 refugees over five years.
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015
Yesterday's October 15th live international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET was seen by more than 225,000 people, making it the largest global audience for a live broadcast day of any title in National Theatre Live history.
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2015
The National Theatre Live screens HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.
by Review Roundups - August 25, 2015
HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, started performances on 5 August and officially opens tonight, 25 August at the Barbican Theatre for an exclusive run through 31 October 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2015
HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, started performances on 5 August and officially opens tonight, 25 August at the Barbican Theatre for an exclusive run through 31 October 2015. 
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2015
Additional official production photographs are released today (25 August) for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. Performances at the Barbican Theatre commenced earlier this month on 5 August, with opening night this evening.
by BWW News Desk - August 7, 2015
Official production photos have just been released for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet withBenedict Cumberbatch in the title role. Check them out below!
by Jessica Khan - August 6, 2015
Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, is currently underway at the Barbican Theatre. As previously reported, the SHERLOCK star has a full schedule following his run in the play, but now the Daily Mail is reporting that Broadway theatre owners have begun scouting the show (a good sign!), which runs for just 12 weeks.
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2015
Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, just began performances at the Barbican Theatre, and already a popular publication is under heat for their recent coverage of the production. The Times' Kate Matby released a negative review for the play, calling it 'Shakespeare for Kids,' after attending the first preview. The show doesn't officially open until August 25.
by Jessica Khan - July 30, 2015
Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. But with hundreds of fans traveling from across the globe to see the SHERLOCK actor take on the Bard for measly 12-week run, the only thing theatergoers want to know is -- will the show transfer, to where, and when?
by Jessica Khan - July 29, 2015
Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. And Producer Sonia Friedman is being tight-lipped about what Cumberbatch groupies, many of whom are unfamiliar with the Bard, will see in London.
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2015
Rehearsal photos have been released for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role - check them out below!
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2015
Rehearsals begin today (15 June 2015) for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.  
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015
Sonia Friedman Productions, in partnership with Sky Arts, has allocated 100 £10 tickets, spread throughout the auditorium for every performance of Lyndsey Turner's production of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role at the Barbican Theatre from 5 August 2015.