Shakespeare’s Globe, in partnership with Glyndebourne, present Hamlet and the Test of Time at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre.

The production will be a one-off event examining the enduring appeal of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. The evening will be hosted by Melvyn Bragg, with authorIan McEwan and actor Simon Russell Beale joining composer Brett Dean, Shakespeare scholar, Ann Thompson and Executive Producer of the Globe, Tom Bird to analyse the popular fascination with Hamlet, both the play and the protagonist.

Tickets for the event will go on-sale on 31 March 2017.

Hamlet and the Test of Time will run on 11 May 2017 at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre.