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Information for Hamlet at Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds (Play). Written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption. Pop-Up Season
Performers Joe Alessi (Claudius), Simona Bitmate (Ophelia), Crystal Condie (Horatio), Darren Kuppan (Rosencrantz), Jo Mousley (Gertrude), Dan Parr (Laertes), Tessa Parr (Hamlet), Robert Pickavance (Ghost/Gravedigger), Sue Twist (Polonius/Vicar).
Author Shakespeare. Producer Leeds Playhouse. Director Amy Leach. Design Hayley Grindle. Lighting Hayley Grindle. Music Alexandra Faye. Sound Alexandra Faye Braithwaite. Sound Charlotte Bickley (trainee). Director Kate Waters (fight director).

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Friday, 1st March 2019 to Saturday, 30th March 2019.
Mon-Fri 19:30. Sat 15:00, 20:00
21 March 2019 19:00 - Audio Described
23 March 2019 15:00 - Sign Interpreted
30 March 2019 15:00 - Audio Described

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Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse)

Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Also: Courtyard, Quarry
Playhouse Square
Quarry Hill
West Yorkshire

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Hamlet at Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), LeedsQTix Codes:
Listing: L01100309747
Production: T959362836
Event: S3502
Venue: V977
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