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Hamlet archiveWritten 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. Sponsored by KPMG. Design and costumes generously supported by Alan and Jean Horan. Running time 3hrs 15mins.
Performers Simon Russell Beale, Cathryn Bradshaw (Ophelia), Denis Quilley (Polonius), Paul Bazely, Simon Day, Sara Kestelman (Gertrude), Peter McEnery (Claudius), Ken Oxtoby, Chloe Angharad, Martin Chamberlain, Edward Gower, Guy Lankester, Sylvester Morand, Janet Spencer-Turner, Christopher Staines, Michael Wildman.
Author Shakespeare. Producer Royal National Theatre. Director John Caird. Design Tim Hatley. Lighting Paul Pyant. Music John Cameron. Sound Christopher Shutt. Director Terry King (fight).

Hamlet

Hamlet (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01462657327. Details of all Hamlet archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3502

Archive Listings

19 Mar 01
to
24 Mar 01
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
13 Mar 01
to
17 Mar 01
His Majesty's Theatre
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
5 Mar 01
to
10 Mar 01
Theatre Royal
Bath
Bath & North East Somerset
27 Feb 01
to
3 Mar 01
Theatre Royal
Plymouth
Devon
3 Oct 00
to
7 Oct 00
Gaiety Theatre
Dublin
Ireland
26 Sep 00
to
30 Sep 00
Theatre Royal
Glasgow
Glasgow
18 Sep 00
to
23 Sep 00
Theatre Royal
Brighton
East Sussex
2 Aug 00
to
12 Aug 00
Malvern Theatres
Malvern
Worcestershire
15 Jul 00
to
23 Jan 01
Lyttelton (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

User Reviews

USER (11Jan01): Very good production. Lost a bit of the suspense and edge with its modern down beat interpretation. The lighting was wonderful

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