Harold Pinter Theatre

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It is time to revisit one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies as Hamlet returns to the stage in the West End. This time it is the modern-day adaptation from Robert Icke that makes its way here, transferring from the Almeida Theatre, as Andrew Scott takes on the titular role and a host of further talented performers bring life to other iconic characters.

The show earned great praise at the North London venue, with critics encouraged by the designs and performances, and now it will be the turn of those at the Harold Pinter Theatre to get a look-in. It makes this the latest occasion in which Hamlet can be seen on a major stage in the capital, following many high profile appearances so far this century.

But Hamlet will always be a big draw. After all it is the most famous tragedy in the world, focusing on the title character as he is visited by the ghost of his father and informed of the horrifying truth behind his death. Hamlet is forced to confront the villainous Claudius in a bloody tale of revenge that has had lasting impact on popular culture and literature for centuries since its inception.

But after 400 years the show has been updated for the latest production from Robert Icke, transporting the characters into the modern day and providing fans of the text with something new to relish. Judging by the response at the Almeida Theatre, it has been a huge success.

Following its appearance in North London, Hamlet now head to the Harold Pinter Theatre, summer 2017.

Booking From: Saturday, 2nd September 2017

Booking Until: Saturday, 2nd September 2017

Running Time: 3 hours 45 minutes (including two intervals)

Important Info: Latecomers will not be admitted until the first interval.  This production features gun shots, strobe and flickering lighting. Please note: 18th July – Captioned performance and 1st August – Audio described

Venue Information

Harold Pinter Theatre
6 Panton Street

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