Overview

National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of Hamlet returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations. Following his celebrated performances at the National Theatre in Burnt by the Sun, The Revenger's Tragedy, Philistines and The Man of Mode, Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet in a dynamic new production of Shakespeare’s complex and profound play about the human condition, directed by Nicholas Hytner. He is joined by Clare Higgins (Gertrude), Patrick Malahide (Claudius), David Calder (Polonius), James Laurenson (Ghost/Player King) and Ruth Negga (Ophelia).

  1. Nicholas Hytner

    Director

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  1. Rory Kinnear

    Rory Kinnear

    Hamlet

  2. Matthew Barker

    Francisco/Captain in Fortinbras’ army

  3. David Calder

    David Calder

    Polonius / Gravedigger

  4. Matthew Barker

    Francisco / Captain in Fortinbras’ Army

  5. Marcus Cunningham

    Marcellus

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National Theatre Live: Hamlet

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  • December 9, 2010
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

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