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Hamlet

Synopsis
Video recording of Nicholas Hytner’s 2010 modern-dress production of Hamlet for the National Theatre, London with Rory Kinnear in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2010
Duration
215 mins

Credits

Director
Nicholas Hytner
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Alex Baranowski
Production Design
Vicki Mortimer
Cast
Rory KinnearHamlet
Clare HigginsGertrude
David CalderPolonius
Ruth NeggaOphelia
Alex LanipekunLaertes
Ellie TurnerCornelia (Cornelius)
Ferdinand KingsleyRosencrantz
Giles TereraHoratio
Jake FairbrotherFortinbras
James LaurensonGhost
James LaurensonPlayer King
James PearseVoltemand
Leo StaarPriest
Marcus CunninghamMarcellus
Matthew BarkerFrancisco
Matthew BarkerCaptain
Michael PeavoyBarnardo
Michael SheldonAmbassador
Michael SheldonLucianus
Nick SampsonOsric
Prasanna PuwanarajahGuildenstern
Saskia PortwayPlayer Queen
Victor PowerReynaldo
Zara Tempest-WaltersMessenger

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Rory Kinnear Talks About Playing Hamlet
Shakespeare: Hamlet

Notes

History
The production opened 7 October 2010. The production was also broadcast to selected cinemas on 9 December 2010 as part of National Theatre Live. This performance has also been archived.

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-the-national-theatre/archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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