Following its successful sold out run at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke’s production starring Andrew Scott will transfer for a limited season to the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 9th June.
Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke’s production will arrive in the West End following a critically acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre with Sherlock star Andrew Scott taking on the lead role.
Talking about the news Rupert Goold, Artistic Director, Almeida Theatre said “We’re delighted that with this transfer more people will be able to experience our production of Hamlet. Robert, Andrew, and the entire Hamlet company have created an unforgettable Shakespeare which we’re looking forward to sharing even more widely over the summer in partnership with Sonia Friedman Productions and ATG.”
The confirmed cast for the transfer of the production includes Marty Cruickshank (Player Queen), Jessica Brown Findlay (Ophelia), Calum Finlay (Rosencrantz), Joshua Higgott (Horatio), Daniel Rabin (Reynaldo), David Rintoul (Ghost/Player King), Andrew Scott (Hamlet) Juliet Stevenson (Gertrude), Luke Thompson (Laertes), Peter Wight (Polonius), Angus Wright (Claudius) and Matthew Wynn (Bernardo/Player 3/Priest). Further cast will be announced in due course.
Andrew Scott said: ” I’m so thrilled and honoured to be playing this extraordinary role with these brilliant actors in Rob’s stunning production. We have been overwhelmed with the reaction to our interpretation of Hamlet and I’m so happy that we can share it with a larger audience. This is a play full of heart, compassion and humanity.”
Meanwhile, the creative team for the production includes: design by Hildegard Bechtler, with lighting by Natasha Chivers, sound by Tom Gibbons, and video design by Tal Yarden.
Robert Icke, Director (and Almeida Theatre Associate Director) said “It has been such a thrill to work with Andrew and the extraordinary company ofHamlet on this play so far, and I’m delighted we’re going to continue our work on this play in the West End this summer.”
Hamlet will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 9th June until the 2nd September. To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, Discount Theatre.com, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com, UK Tickets.co.uk.