Hamlet at the Harold Pinter Theatre starring Andrew Scott
Harold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN
Andrew Scott stars as Hamlet at the Harold Pinter Theatre
Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke’s ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, starring BAFTA and Olivier Award winner Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Birdland, Cock, Pride) as the Danish Prince and Jessica Brown Findlay as Ophelia transfers to the West End, following a critically acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre.
Hamlet is booking from 9 June 2017 until 29 August 2017 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Andrew Scott takes on the title role in Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
The cast features Andrew Scott (Hamlet), Jessica Brown Findlay (Ophelia), Juliet Stevenson (Gertrude). * Juliet Stevenson for the first four weeks only.
Directed by Robert Icke with design by Hildegard Bechtler, lighting by Natasha Chivers, sound by Tom Gibbons, and video design by Tal Yarden.
Andrew Scott delivers a career-defining performance… he makes the most famous speeches feel fresh and unpredictable – Evening Standard
It is livelier, edge-out-of-the-seat stuff – Time Out
Running Time: 3 hours 40 minutes. Latecomers will not be admitted until the first interval. This production features gun shots, strobe and flickering lighting.