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Performance

VenueGuild Hall and Charter Theatre
Other spaces: LiVe
TownPreston
CountyLancashire
From17th February 2000
To19th February 2000
When19:30
What is currently on at Guild Hall and Charter Theatre (V524)

Hamlet: First Cut

T1532933224
A fast-paced thriller set in a world of paranoia and surveillance. An urban, modern dress production based on the First Quarto collected from the actors who first performed it: many believe this is the closest we can come to seeing the play as Shakespeare's public did. Muscular acting delivers some of the best words uttered in the history of theatre. An eerie, post-industrial landscape - a bold percussive soundtrack - a very contemporary Hamlet for the year 2000.


Archive :: production:T1532933224, play:S0319864854, venue:V524

Production details

Company

Company Red Shift
Costume Red or Dead
Director Jonathan Holloway
Design Neil Irish
Music Jon Nicholls
Performer Peter Collins (Hamlet/Player Murderer)
Performer Patrick Malone (Guilderstone/Marcellus/Fortenbrasse/Priest/Gentleman)
Performer Sally Mortemore (Queen/Player Queen)
Performer Rachel Nicholson (Ofelia/Clown 2)
Performer Guy Oliver-Watts (King/Ghost/Player King/Soldier 1)
Performer Graeme Rose (Horatio/Rossencraft/Voltemar)
Performer Simon Startin (Laertes/Barnardo)
Performer Tim Weekes (Corambis/Clown 1)

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