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HAMLET with Benedict Cumberbatch     

HAMLET with Benedict Cumberbatch

Dydd Iau 15 Hydref | Thursday 15 October at 6.45yh/pm – LIVE BROADCAST
Dydd Mawrth 20 Hydref | Tuesday 20 October at 6.45yh/pm - ENCORE SCREENING
At Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan | Aberteifi


Productions and presented by the Barbican; it will be broadcast to Theatr Mwldan as part of the National Theatre Live programme on Thursday 15 October at 6.45pm and will be shown again as an Encore screening on Tuesday 20 October at 6.45pm.

Directed by Lyndsey Turner and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the cast also includes Leo Bill (Horatio), Siân Brooke (Ophelia), Anastasia Hille (Gertrude), Ciarán Hinds (Claudius), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Laertes) and Jim Norton (Polonius).

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. 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 full cast of HAMLET is: Barry Aird (Soldier), Eddie Arnold (Danish Captain, Servant), Leo Bill (Horatio), Siân Brooke (Ophelia), Nigel Carrington (Servant, Cornelius), Ruairi Conaghan (Player King), Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet), 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).  Set designs are by Es Devlin with costume designs by Katrina Lindsay, video by Luke Halls, lighting by Jane Cox, music by Jon Hopkins, sound by Christopher Shutt, movement by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and fights by Bret Yount.


Tickets for all NT Live screenings are priced £12.50 full price (£11.50 concessions) and are available now from Theatr Mwldan’s Box Office on 01239 621200, on-line at www.mwldan.co.uk or via smartphones.
 
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