Sunday, April 26, 2020
national theatre encore broadcast | mainstage theatre
A production from Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions, Robert Fox and Andy Harrie
Running time: 3h 37 minutes
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. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the title role in Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
"One of the most visually and atmospherically stunning productions I've ever seen, of anything, ever." – Time Out
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