The production will begin performances at the theatre from the 25th September.

Joining the previously announced Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, The Good Fight) as Hamlet in Greg Hersov’s production will be: Jonathan Ajayi (Laertes), Joana Borja  (Guildenstern/Osric), Adrian Dunbar (Claudius/The Ghost), Tara Fitzgerald (Gertrude), Norah Lopez Holden (Ophelia), Jonathan Livingstone (Horatio), Joseph Marcell (Polonius), Adele Oni (Bernardo), Taz Skylar (Rosencrantz/Fortinbras/Marcellus) and Leo Wringer (Fortinbras Captain/Player/Gravedigger).

The production was initially set to play at Young Vic Theatre last year but was postponed due to the closure of theatres due to the pandemic. It will now play at the theatre from the 25th September until the 13th November.

Meanwhile, in addition to confirming the cast, the Young Vic Theatre has also announced the complete creative team involved with the production. This is set to include: Set and Costume Design by Anna Fleischle, Lighting Design by Aideen Malone,Sound Design by Emma Laxton, Video Design by Nina Dunn, Movement Direction by Lucy Hind, Casting by Sophie Holland CDG, with Casting Assistants Faye Timby and Finnian Tweed, Voice and Text by Barbara Houseman and Fight Direction by Kev McCurdy, withJerwood Assistant Director Zoe Templeman-Young, Boris Karloff Trainee Assistant Director Kirk-Ann Roberts and Jerwood Assistant Designer Jida Akil.

For more information about the production and how to get hold of tickets visit: https://www.youngvic.org/whats-on/hamlet-cush-jumbo