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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. Running time 3 hours 20 minutes including intervals.


Mark Rylance (Hamlet), Geoffrey Beevers (Horatio), Tim Block (Marcellus), Roger Gartland (Gravedigger/4th Player), Harry Gostelow (Guildenstern), Leader Hawkins (Voltemand/Player), James Hayes (Polonius), Jan Knightley (2nd Gravedigger/Lucianus), Penny Layden (Ophelia), Mark Lockyer (Laertes), Joanna McCallum (Gertrude), Dragan Micanovic (Fortinbras), David Phelan (Rosencrantz), Tim Preece (Player King/Ghost), Karen Tomlin (Player Queen), Chris Trancell (Francisco/Cornelius/Captain/Priest), Tim Woodward (Claudius)


Author: Shakespeare
Director(s): Giles Block, Rodney Cottier (fight), Alexis Denisof (fight)
Design: Jenny Tiramani
Music: Claire van Kampen
Choreographer(s): Viktor Bischoff, Jackie Matthews, Glynn MacDonald
Costume: Jenny Tiramani
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Hamlet (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01551451884. Details of all Hamlet archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3502

Archive Listings

28 May 00
24 Sep 00
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
West End
Greater London

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