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17 Feb 2017 - 08 Apr 2017


By William Shakespeare

Directed By Robert Icke

£10 - £30 (17 Feb - 27 Feb)
£10 - £60 (from 1 Mar) 

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ghost / devil
acting /madness
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 BurnsOresteia; Uncle Vanya

Photographed by Miles Aldridge, Production by Lucy Watson Productions, Set Design by Vincent Olivieri @ The Magnet Agency, Photographed at Spring Studios London, Styling by Nicholas Royal, Hair by Kota Suiza @ Caren, Make up by Lucy Bridges @ Streeters. Special thanks to Sola Lighting and Spring Studios

Dates & Tickets

There is currently limited availability, please check back as there will be tickets released before the opening performance on 17 February. More tickets will also go on sale at 10am on Monday 20 February 2017. Day Seats will be available from Wednesday 1 March 2017. 

Previews Fri 17 - Mon 27 Feb 
Press Night Tue 28 Feb

Evenings 7pm
Wednesday matinees
1.30pm 8, 22, 29 Mar & 5 Apr
Saturday matinees
1.30pm from 4 Mar

17 - 27 Feb (£10, £18, £22, £26, £30)
1 - 18 Mar & 3 - 8 Apr 
(£10, £20, £24, £34, £48, £60*)
20 Mar - 1 Apr & matinees (£10, £18, £24, £30, £38, £60*)

Thursday 23 March
Post-show discussion with members of the Hamlet company with live speech-to-text transcription. Free to same-day ticket holders. 

Supporters' Evening 
Mon 20 Mar 7pm

Captioned Performance
Thurs 23 Mar 7pm

Audio Described Performances
by VocalEyes
Sat 1 Apr 1.30pm
(Touch Tour 11.45am)

Fri 7 Apr 7pm
(Touch Tour 5.30pm) 

*£60 Champagne Pol Roger Package
Top-price seat, pre-show glass of Pol Roger Brut Reserve** and souvenir programme. 
**soft drink alternative available

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Islington First
Fri 17–Mon 27 Feb
If you live or work in the Islington area you can book best available seats for £23 for the opening performances* of each production
*subject to availability

Click here for more information about concessions.

Barry Aird

Francisco / Gravedigger

Theatre includes: Hamlet (Barbican/Sonia Friedman); Othello (Frantic Assembly); One Night in November (Belgrade Theatre Coventry); The Mousetrap; 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 Moore; Othello; Henry VIII; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Camino Real; St Erkanwald (Royal Shakespeare Company); Billy Budd (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); Scarlet Pimpernel (Ipswich Wolsey Theatre); Bouncers (Hull Truck Theatre Company); Wait Until Dark (Northampton Theatre Royal).

Television includes: Berlin Station; Marcella; Close to the Enemy; Casualty; Peaky Blinders; Doctor Who; Love and Marriage; Merlin; Lewis; Misfits; Midsummer 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; Sex Lives of the Potato Men; Eleven Fifty-Nine.

Cast & Creatives

Barry Aird
Elliot Barnes-Worrell
Jessica Brown Findlay
Marty Cruickshank
Calum Finlay
Joshua Higgott
Amaka Okafor
Daniel Rabin
David Rintoul
Andrew Scott
Juliet Stevenson
Luke Thompson
Peter Wight
Angus Wright
Matthew Wynn

Direction Robert Icke
Design Hildegard Bechtler
Lighting Natasha Chivers
Sound Tom Gibbons
Video Tal Yarden
Casting Julia Horan CDG
Associate Direction Daniel Raggett
Resident Director Ilinca Radulian
Costume Supervision Laura Hunt

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