Performances for young people
Five performances of Hamlet performed exclusively for people aged 25 and under*, with all tickets completely FREE.
ghost / devil
be / not be
Andrew Scott makes his Almeida debut in the title role and Juliet Stevenson plays Gertrude in a new production directed by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (1984; Mr Burns; Oresteia; Uncle Vanya)
HAMLET FOR FREE: A FESTIVAL OF EVENTS AND PERFORMANCES FOR ANYONE AGED 25 AND UNDER
These performances are part of the Hamlet for Free festival, a 4-day festival of workshops, masterclasses and performancees for under 25s, completely inspired by the making of Hamlet. The line-up includes acting, directing and writing masterclasses, panel discussions, interactive performances, behind the scenes tours and practical workshops. Young people will have the chance to learn from leading industry professionals including Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold, award-winning spoken word artist Polarbear, immersive theatre-makers Coney, actor Jacob Anderson aka Raleigh Ritchie, poet Vanessa Kisuule plus members of the Hamlet cast. The full schedule will be available soon with tickets available to book from 13 March.
*Free Tickets are for those aged 25 and under and limited to 2 per person. Once booked, tickets can be collected from the Box Office after 11am on the day of the performance.
These performances are sold out. If you haven't secured a ticket to the production yet, we will also be running a standby queue from 6pm (12.30pm for the matinee on Wednesday 12 Apr) for 25s and under for free tickets (either returned or uncollected) for each performance from 10 - 13 April.
Enter the promo code HAMLETU25 to view availability and book. Tickets are valid for those age 25 and under. Tickets booked can be collected from Box Office after 11am on the day of performance.
Wednesday Matinee 1.30pm
Audio Described performance
Wed 12 April, 1.30pm (Touch Tour 11.45am)
Wed 12 April, 1.30pm
Theatre includes: Hamlet (Barbican/Sonia Friedman); Othello (Frantic Assembly); One Night in November (Belgrade Theatre Coventry); Shawshank Redemption (West End); Measure for Measure; Hamlet (Theatre Royal Plymouth/UK Tour); The Sons of York (Finborough Theatre); What the Butler Saw (Salisbury Playhouse); Tchaikovsky & the Queen of Spies (Nuffield Theatre); Watership Down (Lyric Hammersmith/UK Tour); The Taming of the Shrew (Bristol Old Vic); Speaking Like Magpies; Sejanus His Fall; Believe What You Will; Sir Thomas More; Othello; Henry VIII; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Camino Real; St Erkanwald (Royal Shakespeare Company); Billy Budd (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); Scarlet Pimpernel (Ipswich Wolsey Theatre); Bouncers (Hull Truck Theatre Company); Wait Until Dark (Royal Theatre, Northampton).
Television includes: Fortitude; Berlin Station; Marcella; Close to the Enemy; Casualty; Peaky Blinders; Doctor Who; Love and Marriage; Merlin; Lewis; Misfits; Midsomer Murders; Survivors; Dracula; Being Human; The Bill; Silent Witness; Footballer’s Wives; Fallen; Doctors; Offenders; Minder; Between the Lines.
Film includes: The Marker; City of Tiny Lights; Avengers: Age of Ultron; Dungeons and Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness; Eleven Fifty-Nine.
Theatre includes: Man and Superman (National Theatre); Richard II; The Two Gentleman of Verona (Royal Shakespeare Company); Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 (Stratford/Barbican/UK Tour); The Loneliness of The Long Distance Runner (Pilot Theatre/ York Theatre Royal/UK Tour); Loyalty (Hampstead Theatre).
Ballet includes: Silence.
Television includes: Jericho; Poirot; Doctor Who.
Film includes: Ready Player One.
For the Almeida: Uncle Vanya; Oresteia (also West End).
Television includes: Harlots; Jamaica Inn; Labyrinth; Black Mirror; Downton Abbey; Misfits; The Outcast.
Film includes: Steven; Victor Frankenstein; The Riot Club; Winter’s Tale; Albatross; Lullaby; This Beautiful Fantastic.
Theatre includes: A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream (Royal Shakespeare Company & Garsington Opera); After Electra (Tricycle Theatre); Exit the King (Theatre Royal, Bath); Much Ado About Nothing (Royal Exchange); Richard II; The Heresy of Love; Hamlet; Love in a Wood (Royal Shakespeare Company); London Wall (Finborough Theatre/West End); Pygmalion (West End/Chichester Festival Theatre); Sor Juana (University of Michigan RSC Residency); Gates Of Gold (Manchester Library Theatre); In Parenthesis (Churchill Theatre); Charley’s Aunt (No. 1 Tour); Tartuffe (The Watermill); Riders to the Sea; The Tinker’s Wedding (Southwark Playhouse); Summer Lightning; Habeas Corpus; Quartermaine’s Terms (Royal Theatre, Northampton); Two Clouds Over Eden (Royal Exchange); Lettuce and Loveage (Exeter Northcott Theatre); Major Barbara (The Piccadilly); Vita and Virginia (Sphinx Theatre Co.); Ghosts; A Winter’s Tale (Method and Madness); A Delicate Balance (Nottingham Playhouse); A Flea in Her Ear (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Early Days; A Fair Quarrel; The World Turned Upside Down (National Theatre).
Television includes: Babs; Line of Duty; Lewis; Doctors; Eastenders; Spooks; Midsomer Murders; Kavanagh QC; Faith in the Future; Unnatural Pursuits.
Film includes: London Wall; I, Anna; The Fool.
As a writer: The Princess of Cleves (ICA); A Difficult Age (English Touring Theatre); Why Things Happen (Second Stride); Bathing Elizabeth (Channel 4/Warner Sisters).
Marty trained at Drama Centre.
Theatre includes: The Ghost Train; Too Clever By Half (Manchester Royal Exchange); Dunsinane (Royal Shakespeare Company/National Theatre of Scotland); Tartuffe (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); The Merry Wives of Windsor; The Mouse and His Child; Macbeth; Jubilee (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Prince of Denmark (National Theatre).
Television includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Holby City.
Film includes: Bates of the Amazon.
For the Almeida: The Odyssey; The Illiad; Oresteia; 1984 (also UK and international tour/West End).
Theatre includes: Shakespeare in Love (Sonia Friedman & Disney Productions); Regeneration (Royal & Derngate Theatre); Birdsong (UK Tour); The Alchemist (Liverpool Everyman).
Film includes: Darkest Hour; The Mummy; Juliet Remembered; The Machine.
Theatre includes: Peter Pan (National Theatre); I See You (The Royal Court); Hamlet (Barbican/Sonia Friedman); Mermaid (Shared Experience); Bird (Root Theatre & UK Tour); Glasgow Girls (National Theatre of Scotland/Citizens Theatre/Stratford East); Flathampton (Royal & Derngate); Dr Korczak's Example (Royal Exchange/Arcola Theatre); Sabbat (Dukes Theatre, Lancaster); The Bacchae (National Theatre of Scotland); Branded; Hitting Heights; Old Vic 24 Hour Plays (Old Vic); Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood; When Brecht Met Stanislavski (Salisbury Playhouse); Meantime (Soho Theatre); Tracey Beaker Gets Real (Nottingham Playhouse/National Tour); Stamping, Shouting and Singing Home (Polka Theatre Company); The Alexander Projekt (Split Moon Theatre).
Television includes: Grandpa In My Pocket; Doctors; The Bill.
Amaka was in the Ensemble at the Unicorn Theatre for two years.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart; 1984 (West End).
Theatre includes: Pericles; The Winter’s Tale; King John; Tis Pity She’s a Whore; Antony and Cleopatra; Holy Warriors (Shakespeare’s Globe); Oedipus (Nottingham Playhouse / Spoleto Festival); Ignorance (Hampstead Theatre); Blue Remembered Hills (Chichester Festival Theatre); The Bomb (Tricycle Theatre); The Great Game (Tricycle Theatre / US tour / Pentagon performances); Sixty Six Books (Bush Theatre); 'The Fever Chart' (Trafalgar Studios / Theatre Royal York); Enemy of the People (Arcola Theatre); All Quiet on the Western Front; Chicken Soup with Barley (Nottingham Playhouse); Shoreditch Madonna; Diamond and Jerusalem Syndrome (Soho Theatre); The Last Sortie (New End / Hampstead Theatre); Seven Sonnets of Michaelangelo (Lyric Hammersmith).
Television includes: The Royals; Game of Thrones; Ambassadors; Our Men; Holby City; Murder on the Homefront; Spooks; Henry - Mind of a Tyrant; The Bill; Casualty; The Roman Mysteries; EastEnders; Money Can't Buy You Love.
Film includes: Lilac's Laughter; Mind The Gap; Two's Company; The Penalty King; Bury It; Susie Gold.
Theatre includes: Dr Angelus (Finborough Theatre); Nell Gwynn (Shakespeare’s Globe/Apollo Theatre); Remembrance of Things Past; The World Turned Upside Down; The Trojan War Will Not Take Place; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Rivals (National Theatre); The Roaring Girl; The White Devil; The Witch of Edmonton; The Taming of the Shrew; Breakfast with Mugabe; The American Pilot; Keepers of the Flame; Henry IV, Parts I & II; Edward III; Island Princess (RSC); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RSC/Garsington Opera); The Speculator (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh); Richard II; Richard III (Phoenix Theatre); As You Like It; Map of the Heart (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Big Fella (Out of Joint); Anderson’s English (Out of Joint / Hampstead Theatre); Gaslight; Phaedra (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh); Dirty Dancing (Aldwych Theatre); Lady Windermere’s Fan; The Winslow Boy; Putting It Together (Chichester Festival Theatre); The Beaux Strategy; The White Devil; Infidelities (Lyric Hammersmith); An Ideal Husband; Macbeth (Old Vic); Etta Jenks; Sergeant Ola and his Followers (Royal Court); John Bull (Bristol Old Vic); As You Like It (Birmingham Rep); The Conspirators; Myth Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America; Little Eyolf; Absolute Hell (Orange Tree Theatre); Funny Girl (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); Fanshen; Speakers; Epsom Downs; A Mad World My Masters; Devil’s Island; An Optimistic Thrust; Yesterday’s News (Joint Stock).
Television includes: Game of Thrones; Muncie; Silk; Doctor Finlay; The Bible; Injustice; Private Practice; Midsomer Murders; Pride and Prejudice; Taggart; The Cherry Orchard; Hornblower; Poirot; Sweet Medicine.
Film includes: The Iron Lady; My Week with Marilyn; Unrelated; The Ghost Writer; Ironclad II; Is Anybody There?; Agent Hamilton.
David received a TMA Best Actor Nomination for Phaedra. He has worked extensively in radio, cartoons and video games and has recorded over 200 audio books.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart; The Odyssey; Duet For One (also West End).
Theatre includes: Happy Days (Young Vic); The Heretic; Alice Trilogy; The Country; Death and the Maiden (also West End); Other Worlds (Royal Court); The Seagull; Private Lives; Caucasian Chalk Circle (also tour); Hedda Gabler; The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus; Yerma (National Theatre); We Happy Few (Geilgud Theatre); Not I And Foofalls; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; As You Like It; Troilus and Cressida; Measure for Measure; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Witch of Edmonton; Money; Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2; Once in a Lifetime; The White Guard; Hippolytus; Anthony and Cleopatra; The Churchill Play (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Duchess of Malfi (Greenwich / West End); Scenes from an Execution (Mark Taper Forum, LA); Burn This (Hampstead Theatre / West End); On The Verge (Sadler’s Wells).
Television includes: One of Us; The Enfield Haunting; Atlantis; The Village; White Heat; The Hour; The Accused; Lewis; Dustbin Baby; The Snow Queen; Place of Execution; Ten Days To War; Hear the Silence; The Road From Coorain; The Pact; Trial By Fire; Cider with Rosie; Stone Scissors Paper; The Politician’s Wife; Out of Love; Stanley; A Doll’s House; Life Story; Antigone; Aimée; Oedipus at Colonus; Freud; Bazaar and Rummage; Maybury; The Mallens.
Film includes: Let Me Go; Love Is Thicker Than Water; Departure; The Letters; Diana; Triage; Desert Flower; The Secret of Moonacre; A Previous Engagement; And When Did You Last See Your Father; Breaking & Entering; Infamous; Pierrepoint; Being Julia; Mona Lisa Smile; Bend It Like Beckham; Nicholas Nickleby; Food for Love; The Search for John Gissing; Emma; The Secret Rapture; The Trial; Truly Madly Deeply; The March; Ladder of Swords; Drowning by Numbers.
Juliet has won the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama. She won an Olivier Award and Time Out Award for Best Actress for her role in Death and the Maiden, and has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress for her roles in As You Like It, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Yerma and Duet for One, and Best Actress in a Revival for her role in Measure For Measure. Juliet also won the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress for Measure For Measure. She has been nominated for a BAFTA Film Award and won an Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actress for her role in Truly, Madly, Deeply. She has also been nominated for three BAFTA TV awards for Best Actress for her roles in A Doll’s House, The Politician’s Wife and Accused.
Theatre includes: The Dazzle (Found111); Cock; A Girl in a Car with a Man (Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre); Birdland; Dying City; Crave; Playing The Victim (Royal Court); 50 Years on Stage; Emperor; Galilean and Aristocrats (National Theatre); Design for Living; Dublin Carol (Old Vic); The Vertical Hour (Broadway); Sea Wall (Bush Theatre/Traverse Theatre/National Theatre); Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Spirit of Life Award Winner) (Gate Theatre); Six Characters in search of an Author; A Woman of No Importance; The Marriage of Figaro (Abbey Theatre Dublin).
Film includes: Spectre; Jimmy’s Hall; Victor Frankenstein; Locke; Pride (BIFA Best Supporting Actor); Denial; Swallows and Amazons; Alice Through the Looking Glass; The Stag; Handsome Devil; Steel Country; Saving Private Ryan; The Duel; Korea; Nora; Dead Bodies (IFTA Best Actor in a Lead Role).
Television includes: Sherlock (BAFTA Best Supporting Actor; IFTA Best Supporting TV Actor); The Hollow Crown; The Town; The Hour; John Adams; Band of Brothers; My Life in Film; Longitude; Lennon Naked; Legacy.
Andrew has twice won the BBC Audio Drama award for his work on radio.
For the Almeida: Oresteia (also West End).
Theatre includes: The Broken Heart; Julius Caesar; Blue Stockings; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe); Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre).
Television includes: The Hellenes; The Suspicions of Mr Whicher; In the Club.
Film includes: Making Noise Quietly; Dunkirk.
Luke was shortlisted for the Evening Standard Outstanding Newcomer Award in 2013 for his performance in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Theatre includes: The Red Lion; Ivanov; Sleep With Me; Murmuring Judges; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; Black Snow; Waiting for Godot (National Theatre); Mouth to Mouth; The Seagull (Royal Court/Broadway); Trelawny of The Wells (Donmar Warehouse); In Basildon; Otherwise Engaged; Chekhov's Women (West End); The Spanish Tragedy; Much Ado About Nothing; Barbarians; A Clockwork Orange; Hamlet (RSC); In The Republic of Happiness; In Basildon; Face to the Wall; Not A Game for Boys (Royal Court); The Caretaker (Globe Warsaw); Edward II (Royal Exchange Manchester); Dearly Beloved; Grace (Hampstead Theatre); A State of Affairs; Othello; Commedia; Progress (Lyric Hammersmith); Julius Caesar (Riverside Studios); A Passion in Six Days; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Nest (Sheffield Crucible); King Lear; The Three Sisters (Birmingham Rep); Hard To Get (Traverse Edinburgh).
Television includes: Brief Encounters; I Want My Wife Back; Our Zoo; The Mimic; The Paradise; Hit and Miss; Public Enemies; Titanic; Money; Monday Monday; Boy Meets Girl; 10 Days to War; Party Animals; Dalziel and Pascoe; Eastenders; Persuasion; Fantabulosa!; Murder Prevention; Early Doors; Room at the Top; The Security Men; Uncle Adolf.
Film includes: The Program; Mr Turner; King of Soho; Another Year; Kon-Tiki; Hard Boiled Sweets; Womb; Atonement; Hot Fuzz; Lassie; Babel; Pride and Prejudice; Vera Drake; The Statement; Lucky Break; Shiner; Meantime; Naked.
For the Almeida: 1984; Oresteia; A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Theatre includes: The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic); Twelfth Night; Richard III (Shakespeare’s Globe on Broadway); Privates on Parade (Michael Grandage Company); The Master and Margarita (Complicité); The Cat in the Hat (National Theatre / Young Vic); Wastwater (Royal Court); Design for Living (Old Vic); The Merchant of Venice; Hamlet; Talk of the City; The Theban Plays; The Dybbuk; Henry IV, 1 & 2 (Royal Shakespeare Company); Measure for Measure (Complicite / National Theatre) Mrs Affleck; War Horse; St Joan; The Seagull; Dream Play; Stuff Happens; Three Sisters; Chips with Everything; Mother Courage (National Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Nottingham Playhouse); Mongrel’s Heart; Private Lives (Lyceum Edinburgh); Salome (Berkoff).
Television includes: Flowers; Peep Show; Midsomer Murders; Jekyll and Hyde; Father Brown; Being Human; Breathless; Murder on the Home Front; Above Suspicion; Boudica; Cambridge Spies; The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall; The Way We Live Now; Between the Lines.
Film includes: Rouge One; A Little Chaos; Jack Ryan; Maleficent; Closed Circuit; Private Peaceful; The Iron Lady; Affair of the Necklace; Kingdom of Heaven; RKO 281; The Bank Job; Bridget Jones’s Diary; Charlotte Gray; Cutthroat Island; First Knight; Labyrinth; Frankenstein.
Radio includes: The Secret Pilgrim; Precious; Plenty.
Theatre includes: Measure for Measure (Young Vic); Henry V; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton); The Guardsman (Albery Theatre); Bouncers (Wakefield Theatre Royal & Hull Truck); The Dead Guy (Frankfurt); The Dorchester (Jermyn Street Theatre); Scared to Death; Shady Business (The Mill at Sonning); Teechers (Thorndike Theatre); Christie in Love (Edinburgh).
Film includes: Interview With A Hitman; Leave To Remain; Aberdeen.
Television includes: Silent Witness; Spooks; EastEnders; Man Down; Mount Pleasant; Ex Und Liebe; The Real Essex Boys; 55 Degrees North; Harry & Cosh; Byker Grove.
Matthew has worked regularly for BBC Radio, on programmes including Something Understood and Birth of an Orchestra.
Robert is the Associate Director of the Almeida.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart; Uncle Vanya; The Odyssey; The Illiad; Oresteia (also West End); The Fever; Mr Burns; 1984 (also West End, National and International Tours).
Theatre includes: The Red Barn (National Theatre); Boys; Romeo and Juliet; Decade (Headlong).
For Oresteia, Robert won the ‘Best Director’ Critics' Circle and Evening Standard Theatre Awards in 2015, and the Olivier Award for ‘Best Director’ in 2016. His production of 1984 (which he co-adapted and directed with Duncan Macmillan) won Best Director at the UK Theatre Awards, 'Best Director' at the Liverpool Arts Awards and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2014.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart; Richard III; Uncle Vanya; Oresteia (also West End); Rosmersholm; The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? (also West End).
Theatre includes: Waste; Sunset at Villa Thalia; A Taste of Honey; Scenes from an Execution; After The Dance; Harper Regan; The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other; The Hothouse; Therese Raquin; Exiles; Iphigenia at Aulis; The Merchant of Venice; Richard II; King Lear (National Theatre) Primo (National Theatre / Broadway); Good People; Passion Play; Old Times; Top Hat (also world tour); The Sunshine Boys (also Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles); Arcadia (also Broadway); Blithe Spirit; The Misanthrope; Hedda Gabler; The Master Builder (West End); Teddy Ferrara; Roots; Trelawny of the Wells (Donmar Warehouse); Cause Celebre; All About My Mother; Richard II (Old Vic); The Seagull (also Broadway); Now or Later; Krapp’s Last Tape; Terrorism; My Name is Rachel Corrie (also New York); Blasted (Royal Court); The Crucible (also West End); Electra (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Jewish Wife (Young Vic).
Film includes: Primo; Krapp’s Last Tape; Richard II; Hedda Gabler.
Recent Opera includes: The Exterminating Angel (Salzburg Festival / Royal Opera House / The Metropolitan Opera); La finta giardiniera (Santa Fe Opera); La Traviata (Glyndebourne Opera Festival); The Makropulos Case (Edinburgh International Festival / Opera North); The Damnation of Faust (ENO / De Vlaamse / Teatro Massimo / Palermo /Berlin Staatsoper).
Hildegard recieved an Olivier Award in 2011 for her design of After the Dance and received nominations for Top Hat in 2012 and Oresteia in 2016. She was nominated for the Evening Standard Best Designer Award for Iphigenia at Aulis and won the Australian Green Room Award for Best Opera Design for Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Sydney Opera House.
For the Almeida: Oresteia; 1984 (also West End/UK Tour).
Theatre includes: Sex With Strangers (Hampstead Theatre); Lady Chatterley’s Lover; Annie Get Your Gun (Crucible Theatre), Sunset at the Villa Thalia (National Theatre); Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe); Adler & Gibb; The Mistress Contract; Gastronaughts; The Djinns of Eidgah (Royal Court); Praxis Makes Perfect (Neon Neon / National Theatre Wales); Macbeth (National Theatre of Scotland / Broadway / Lincoln Center); Green Snake (National Theatre China); The Shawl (Young Vic); The Village Bike; Happy Days (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); The Talk of the Town (Dublin Festival); The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning (National Theatre Wales); 27; The Wheel; The House of Bernarda Alba; Empty / Miracle Men; Home (National Theatre of Scotland); And the Horse You Rode in On (Told by an Idiot); Statement of Regret (National Theatre); Sunday in the Park with George (West End); The Wolves in the Walls (National Theatre Scotland / Improbable); That Face (Royal Court / West End); Othello; Dirty Wonderland; pool (no water); Peepshow; Hymns; Sell Out (Frantic Assembly).
Dance includes: Strapless (Royal Ballet/ Royal Opera House); Gravity Fatigue (Sadlers Wells); Broken (Motionhouse); Motor Show (LIFT / Brighton Festival); Electric Hotel (Sadler’s Wells/Fuel); God’s Garden (Arthur Pita / Open Heart / Linbury Studio); Electric Counterpoint (Royal Opera House); Scattered (Motionhouse Tour / Southbank Centre); Run!; Renaissance (Greenwich+Docklands International Festival); Beyond Belief (Legs on the Wall / Sydney); Encore (Sadler’s Wells).
Television includes: Babs (BBC)
Natasha was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2016 for Oresteia (White Light Award for Best Lighting Design. She has won the Theatre Award UK in 2011 for Happy Days (Best Design) and an Olivier Award in 2007 for Sunday in the Park with George (Best Lighting Design).
For the Almeida: Oresteia (also West End); Mr Burns; 1984 (also West End).
Theatre Includes: Hedda Gabler; The Red Barn; Sunset At The Villa Thalia; People, Places and Things (National Theatre); Island (National Theatre/UK Tour); The Crucible (Walter Kerr Theater); Anna Karenina (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Elephants (Hampstead Theatre); The White Devil; As You Like It (Royal Shakespeare Company); Translations; Plenty (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); A View From the Bridge (Young Vic/West End); Happy Days; A Season in the Congo; Disco Pigs (Young Vic); The Absence of War; Romeo & Juliet (Headlong); Lion Boy (Complicite); Henry IV (Donmar Warehouse); Julius Caesar (Donmar Warehouse/St Ann’s Brooklyn); Grounded (Gate Theatre); The Spire (Salisbury Playhouse); London; The Angry Brigade (Paines Plough); Wasted (Paines Plough/UK Tour); Roundabout Season (Shoreditch Town Hall/Paines Plough); The Rover (Hampton Court Palace); Love Love Love (Royal Court); Dead Heavy Fantastic (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool); Chalet Lines; The Knowledge; Little Platoons; 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (Bush Theatre); Hairy Ape; Shivered; Faith; Hope and Charity; The Hostage; Toad (Southwark Playhouse); Sold (503); The Chairs (Ustinov Bath); The Country; The Road To Mecca; The Roman Bath; 1936; The Shawl (Arcola Theatre); Utopia; Bagpuss; Everything Must Go; Soho Streets (Soho Theatre); Hitchcock Blonde (Hull Truck).
Tom won an Olivier Award in 2016 for Best Sound Design for People, Places and Things, and was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2015 for Best Sound Design for A View From the Bridge.
Tom trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Theatre includes: The Crucible (Broadway); Les Damnés (Comedie Franchaise); Lazarus (New York Theatre Workshop/Kings Cross Theatre); Indecent (Yale Repertory Theatre/La Jolla Playhouse); Antigone (Barbican); Kings of War (Toneelgroep Amsterdam/Barbican); Ludwig II (Münchner Kammerspiele); Edward II; The Misanthrope (Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz); Idomeneo (La Monnaie/De Munt); POP! (Yale Repertory); The Fountainhead; Husbands; The Russians; Children of the Sun; Cries and Whispers; Antonioni Project; Angels in America; Mourning becomes Electra; Roman Tragedies (Toneelgroep Amsterdam); Futura (NAATCO); Monkey in the Middle; Tight Right White; Quotations from a Ruined City.
Opera includes: La Clemenza de Tito (Opera Narodowa Warsaw); Between Worlds (English National Opera); Brokeback Mountain (Teatro Real Madrid); La Clemenza de Tito (La Monnaie/De Munt); Der Schatzgräber (De Nederlandse Opera); Mazeppa (Komische Oper Berlin); Macbeth (Opéra de Lyon); Wagner’s Ring Cycle (Vlaamse Opera).
Dance includes: ZOOM (ZviDance); Le Petit Mort (Palissimo); The King is Dead (Joyce Theater); Not Garden; Twin-project.
Video installations & projections for clients include: CDFA – David Bowie Fashion Tribute, United Nations, LG, Microsoft, The New York Times, Quin Hotel, Shinnyo-En, Smart Car, Puma, Levis, Julliard, Coca Cola, CFDA, Heineken, Red Cross, Reem Acra, Rimmel, Armani, Visionaire, Ghost, Rosa Cha, Timberland and Ford Thunderbird.
Live video includes: Annie Lennox, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, James Brown, Garbage, Nicodemus, Wyclef Jean, Peaches, Patti Smith, Dane Cook, Moby, Lady Sovereign, and Ne-Yo.
As a Video Designer, theatre includes: Loula; Persona (New World Theatre, Greece); Address Unknown (KET, Greece); Ubu and the Truth Commission (Apollo, Greece).
As an Associate/Assistant Video Designer, theatre includes: Lazarus (Kings Cross Theatre); King Lear (Shakespeare in the Park, NYC).
As an Associate/Assistant Video Designer, opera includes: The Snow Maiden (Opera North); Der Schatzgräber (De Nederlandse Opera); Macbeth (Opéra de Lyon); La Clemenza di Tito (Opera Narodowa Warsaw); Brokeback Mountain (Teatro Real Madrid); La Clemenza de Tito (La Monnaie/De Munt).
As a Set designer: The Dance of Death (Emporikon, Greece); Freedom in Bremen (Metaxourgeio, Greece); Hôtel Méditerranée (The Wild Project, NY); Mandorla; (La Mama, NY); Camino Real (NYU).
As a Costume Designer: Glass Menagerie (Emporikon, Greece).
Mikaela trained as an architect and received her MFA in Design for Stage and Film at New York University.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart
Albums include: Short Movie; Once I Was An Eagle; A Creature I Don’t Know; I Speak Because I Can; Alas I Cannot Swim.
Laura is a globally acclaimed songwriter and guitarist. She has been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize three times.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart; Oil; Uncle Vanya; Medea; Oresteia (also West End); Game; Mr Burns; Chimerica (also West End); Before the Party; The Turn of the Screw; King Lear; Children’s Children; Filumena; The Knot of the Heart; Through a Glass Darkly; Measure for Measure; When the Rain Stops Falling; In a Dark Dark House; The Homecoming; Nocturne; Awake and Sing!; Dying for It; Out of the Fog.
Theatre includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Palace Theatre); Once in a Lifetime; Yerma; Blue/Orange; The Trial; Ah, Wilderness!; Man; A View from the Bridge (also West End / Broadway); Happy Days; Public Enemy; The Shawl; Blackta; Wild Swans; After Miss Julie; A Doll’s House (also West End / BAM); The Government Inspector; The Glass Menagerie; Joe Turner’s Come and Gone; Annie Get Your Gun; In The Red and Brown Water; Lost Highway; (Young Vic); City of Glass (59 Productions); Hamlet (Barbican); The Nether (also West End); Adler & Gibb; Birdland; The Mistress Contract; Khandan; The Pass; Gastronauts; Clybourne Park (also West End); The Heretic; Get Santa!; Kin; Red Bud; Tribes; Wanderlust; Spur of the Moment; Sucker Punch; Ingredient X (Royal Court); Martyr; The Events; The Golden Dragon; Bad Jazz; A Brief History of Helen of Troy (ATC); A Chorus of Disapproval; South Downs / The Browning Version; Absent Friends; Backbeat; Arcadia; Swimming with Sharks; As You Like It; Antarctica; The Weir (West End); Six Characters in Search of an Author (Chichester Festival Theatre / West End / Sydney Festival); Pool (no water) (Frantic Assembly); Gaddafi: A Living Myth (English National Opera); Othello (Cheek by Jowl); The Girl on the Sofa (Edinburgh International Festival / Schaubuhne Theatre, Berlin).
Film includes: The Exception; Departure; Astoria; Adha Cup; Parliamo Glasgow; Harvest.
Julia is an Associate Artist at the Young Vic.
For the Almeida, as Associate Director: Mary Stuart; The Odyssey; The Illiad; 1984; (also UK and international tour/West End).
As Director: A Marked Man (HighTide); 24 Hour Plays (Old Vic); The Seagull (Bloomsbury Theatre).
As Associate Director: The Red Barn (National Theatre); Bad Jews (West End).
As Assistant/Staff Director: Three Days in the Country; A Small Family Business (National Theatre); The Nether (West End); Romeo and Juliet (Headlong / UK tour); Noises Off (Old Vic / UK tour); Abigail’s Party (Theatre Royal, Bath / UK tour); The Alchemist (Liverpool Playhouse).
Daniel is an Associate Artist at HighTide.
For the Almeida: Mary Stuart.
As Director, theatre includes: Fight Club (site specific); Hypothetical; Lost and Found (Rapid Write Response, Theatre503); The Fall of the House of Usher (Central St. Martins); Inland Empire (site specific); Faustus; The Pillowman (American Repertory Theater / Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club).
As Assistant Director, theatre includes: A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts; Glitterland; Chamber Piece; A Streetcar Named Desire; Woyzeck (Secret Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith); Le triomphe de l’amour (Bulandra Theatre); One Arm (and a Leg) (Theater for a New City); The Untitled Project (Gene Frankel Theater); The Space Between (American Repertory Theater / Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club); Mnemonic (New College Theater).
Ilinca was the Associate Director on the Secret Theatre national tour.She trained at Harvard and Birkbeck, University of London.
For the Almeida: Oresteia; Parlour Song.
Theatre includes: Waste; Sunset at the Villa Thalia; A Taste of Honey; Scenes from an Execution; After the Dance (National Theatre); Hamlet (2016); Death of a Salesman; Henry IV Parts 1 & 2; Hamlet (2012); The Tempest; Twelfth Night; Silence; The Homecoming (Royal Shakespeare Company); Les Misérables; Barnum (Cameron Mackintosh Ltd); Rock n Roll; The Seagull (Royal Court/ Broadway); Hangmen (Royal Court/West End); The Sunshine Boys; Old Times (Sonia Friedman Productions/Broadway).
Opera includes: Exterminating Angel; La Traviata; How The Whale Became; Les Troyens; Il Trittico (Royal Opera House); La Traviata (Glyndebourne); L’Orfeo (Tokyo Opera).
Dance includes: As One; Elite Syncopations (Royal Ballet); Mad Hatters Tea Party (Royal Ballet/ZooNation).
For the Almeida: Oil; Boy.
Theatre includes: Jerusalem (Royal Court / West End); The Rolling Stone (Orange Tree Theatre); Here We Go (National Theatre); The Glass Menagerie (Nuffield Theatre / West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Trail (Young Vic); The Angry Brigade (Bush Theatre); With a Little Bit of Luck (Paines Plough / Latitude Festival); Little Universe (Fevered Sleep / The Science Museum); Mojo; Journey’s End; Enron (West End).
Claire studied technical theatre and stage management specialising in costume at RADA. After graduating in 2009, she went on to work at the Royal Court Theatre for five years.
This production contains gun shots, strobe and flickering lighting.
Jessica Brown Findlay
Direction Robert Icke
Set & Costume Design Hildegard Bechtler
Lighting Natasha Chivers
Sound Tom Gibbons
Video Tal Yarden
Video Associate Mikaela Liakata
Ophelia's Song/Composition Laura Marling
Casting Julia Horan CDG
Associate Direction Daniel Raggett
Resident Director Ilinca Radulian
Costume Supervision Laura Hunt, Claire Wardoper