NT Encore: Hamlet

A second chance to view Benedict Cumberbatch in this exciting production that was staged at the Barbican.

Showing Times

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in this original 2015 NT Live broadcast. This powerful production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy has now been seen by over 750,000 people worldwide.

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 director is award-winning Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica).


Film Information

225 mins
No certi

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