HAMLET - Encore Broadcast from London's National Theatre

By popular demand -- additional show added!

National Theatre Live News Release: October 16, 2015


NTLive is pleased to announce that the October 15th live international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role in Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet was seen by over 225,000 people, making it the largest global audience for a live broadcast day of any title in National Theatre Live history. The broadcast played on over 1,400 screens and in 25 countries on a live or time shifted basis. In addition to English subtitles for international markets, the program was delivered live with Swedish subtitles, and for the first time on a live basis, Russian subtitles.

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

Directed by Lyndsey Turner (PoshChimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, National Theatre Live will broadcast this eagerly awaited production live to cinemas.

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. 

Approximate running time: 3 hours 30 min

This is a Hamlet for a world on the edge: a warning from history, and a plea for new ideas from a new generation - Variety

One of the most visually and atmospherically stunning productions I've ever seen, of anything, ever. - Time Out

Benedict Cumberbatch exudes charisma and intelligence - Evening Standard

Show Dates & Times:

11/7/15 - Saturday

1:00 pm,

$18/Adult, $12/Students, including college students with ID. ON SALE NOW!

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