Billy Howle ‘s HAMLET will be in UK movie theatres soon

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  One of Observer’s Top 10 Theatre shows of 2022, director John Haidar’s visceral retelling of HAMLET, starring Brit actor Billy Howle. Howle made his acting debut in the E4 television series Glue. and then went on  to co-starred in The Sense of an Ending and the miniseries The Witness for the Prosecution  .  His film credits also … Continue reading

HAMLET 2023 a Abrahamse and Meyer production in Cape Town, South Africa

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    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,  is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare and is considered among the “most powerful and influential tragedies in the English language”, with a story capable of “seemingly endless retelling and adaptation by others”. Wednesday, March 1st  sees a new production by South Africa’s award-winning theater company Abrahamse and … Continue reading

Jonny Ward’s ☆☆☆☆☆ review of the electrifying performance of non-binary transgender actor Jenet Le Lacheur as HAMLET

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  Hamlet  ☆☆☆☆☆ Iris Theatre Director Daniel Winder does death wonderfully: whether it is Gertrude’s poisoning which is visceral and gruesome, or Polonius’s violent and prolonged demise at the sharp end of Hamlets dagger. Welcome to Hamlet – Game of Thrones style! Iris Theatre is a summertime institution. For the last ten years it has … Continue reading

National Theatre (UK) tour primary schools with their specially adapted HAMLET

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  During February and March 2023, the (UK) National Theatre will be touring with their production of Hamlet,  which has been adapted for children aged 8–12, to schools across the country. This 65-minute version of the play provides an accessible first introduction to Shakespeare. Children seeing the production will also have the opportunity to participate … Continue reading

Two New (very innovative) Hamlets at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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    There are not one, but two, very unique interpretations of Shakespeare’s great tragedy HAMLET being performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. Sir Ian McKellen has taken the stage as Hamlet for the third time in his career but this time in a collaboration with ballet dancer and choreographer Peter Schaufuss. .  McKellan … Continue reading

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