directed by Lyndsey Turner
starring Benedict Cumberbatch

5 August–31 October 2015

The Barbican has now sold its current allocation of advance tickets. However, there are still 30 £10 tickets available as day-seats for sale each day in person. One day ticket person, sold from the advance ticket desk from 10.30am, the Barbican Centre will open from 9am. From time to time, small numbers of tickets may be returned or released for advance sale online. Check back here or visit hamlet-barbican.com for more details. Returned and late-release tickets may occasionally become available at the last minute on the day of the performance. Information about these will be available on the website in due course.

*£3 booking fee per online transaction, £4 by phone. No fee when tickets are booked in person.

Cast & Creative team

Directed by Lyndsey Turner
Set design by Es Devlin
Costume design Katrina Lindsay
Video by Luke Halls
Lighting by Jane Cox
Sound by Christopher Shutt
Music by Jon Hopkins
Movement by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

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
Dwane Walcott Marcellus