Hamlet returns to NT

Published February 18, 2011

Those who missed Rory Kinnear’s performance as the troubled Danish prince in Shakespeare’s Hamlet will have another chance to see it when the production returns to the venue this spring for 12 performances only from 13 to 23 April.

Hamlet, which is currently on tour around the UK following the end of its initial NT run on 26 January, will swap from the Olivier theatre to the Lyttelton when it returns to London in April, though tickets will still be available through the Travelex £12 scheme.

Nicholas Hytner’s production, in which Kinnear is joined by Patrick Malahide, Clare Higgins and Ruth Negga, is a boldly contemporary staging of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, set in a high security palace ruled by spin and suspicion.

Hamlet will join a Lyttelton spring repertoire that also includes Clifford Odets’s Rocket To The Moon and climate change play Greenland.  

CB