Benedict Cumberbatch Rehearses New West End Revival of Hamlet
Shakespeare's drama also stars Ciarán Hinds and Tony winner Jim Norton.
Rehearsal photos of Lyndsey Turner's upcoming London revival of Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, have been released. The production will play a 12-week run at the Barbican Theatre from August 5-October 31, with an official opening set for August 25.
Joining Cumberbatch are Barry Aird (Soldier), Eddie Arnold (Danish Captain, Servant), Leo Bill (Horatio), Siân Brooke (Ophelia), Nigel Carrington (Servant, Cornelius), Ruairi Conaghan (Player King), Rudi Dharmalingam (Guildenstern), Colin Haigh (Priest, Messenger), Paul Ham (Official), Diveen Henry (Player Queen, Messenger), Anastasia Hille (Gertrude), Ciarán Hinds (Claudius), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Laertes), Karl Johnson (Ghost of Hamlet's father), Jim Norton (Polonius), Amaka Okafor (Official), Dan Parr (Barnardo), Jan Shepherd (Courtier), Morag Siller (Voltemand), Matthew Steer (Rosencrantz), Sergo Vares (Fortinbras), and Dwane Walcott (Marcellus).
Set designs are by Es Devlin with costume designs by Katrina Lindsay, video by Luke Halls, lighting by Jane Cox, music by Jon Hopkins, sound by Christopher Shutt, movement by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and fights by Bret Yount.
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