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Hamlet

play • Shakespeare • classic • coming home • revenge • royalty & rulers
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Hamlet has the world at his feet. He's young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead. Returning home he finds his world is utterly changed, his certainties smashed and his home a foreign land. Struggling to understand his place in a new world order, Hamlet faces a difficult choice: submit to change or rage against the injustice of his new reality. Simon Godwin directs Paapa Essiedu as Hamlet in Shakespeare's searing tragedy. As relevant today as when it was written, Hamlet confronts each of us with the mirror of our own mortality in an imperfect world.

  • Duration
    3 hours

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