Hamlet: Cumberbatch

Sat 1.02.2020


Country:  Great Britain
Year: 2015
Duration: 186 minutes
Language: English (russian subtitles)
Genre: theater production
Age limit: 16+

Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role in Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the Barbican presents an exclusive twelve-week run of this compelling new production in summer 2015. 

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. 

Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions
Presented by the Barbican

Lyndsey Turner
Es Devlin
John Hopkin

Actors and performers:

Benedict Cumberbatch
Ciarán Hinds
Leo Bill
Sian Brooke
Anastasia Hille
Karl Johnson

Awards and festivals

Laurence Olivier Award Nomination - Best Actor, Best Revival, Best Sound Design, Best Set Design
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From 16+ age