First look at Benedict Cumberbatch and the cast of Hamlet  at the Barbican theatre.

Pictures have been released of Benedict Cumberbatch and cast of Hamlet as they rehearse for the upcoming production at the Barbican.

Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role will play from 5 August 2015 until 31 October 2015 at the Barbican theatre.

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).


Ticket availability for Hamlet is extremely limited, if you are unable to purchase a stand alone ticket for your preferred date, there is further ticket availability when purchasing via a theatre break or dinner package.

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