Hamlet

 
 
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From Aug 5 2015, Mon-Sat 7.15pm, mats Sat 1.30pm, no mat Aug 8 (press night Aug 25, 7pm), ends Oct 31
 
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£30-£62.50, tickets on sale Aug 11, 10am
 
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HamletBenedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The story famously follows the son who is compelled to seek revenge for his father's death, yet while his family is falling apart and his country is getting ready for war, his dilemma threatens his sanity. This production of Hamlet, starring the Sherlock actor as the Danish prince, is one of the most hotly anticipated London theatre shows of 2015 and tickets - on public sale on Monday 11th August 2014 at 10am - are sure to sell out quickly. It's not only the Olivier award winning actor who has proven success, director Lyndsey Turner has worked on Posh for the Royal Court and Chimerica at the Almeida, both productions which have transferred to the West End.

 

About Barbican Centre

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or not, this multi-faceted performance and arts venue is truly wondrous. Open 363 days a year, it offers the most diverse program of any London venue. More about Barbican Centre

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Underground Stations

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Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Hamlet
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    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Hamlet
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Hamlet
    Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Hamlet
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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    London > Shopping > Music Shops
    Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Hamlet
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    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Shopping > Clothing
    120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Hamlet
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    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    53 Fore Street, EC2Y8AX | 2 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Leisure > Golf
    12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Hamlet
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    Fox & Anchor
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Hamlet
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    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Hamlet
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    Barbican Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Hamlet
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Hamlet
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    Barbican Centre events

     
    Mad Max: Fury Road 3DMad Max: Fury Road 3DImmortan Joe rules the Citadel with an iron fist and he intends to mastermind the propagation of mankind in his own cruel image using five women called The Wives. Imperator Furiosa kidnaps these slaves and flees across the Wasteland. They join forces with Max Rockatansky, who has knowledge of the Wasteland and can help the fugitives find sanctuary 2015-05-27T18:10:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Matthias GoerneMatthias GoerneThe German baritone is joined by the pianist Piotr Anderszewski, performing Schumann's Liederkreis Op 39 and a selection of lieder.2015-05-28T19:30:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the ShoreNinagawa Company: Kafka on the ShoreNinagawa Company: Kafka on the ShoreThe second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore stars the Japanese Academy Award-winning star of The Twilight Samurai, Rie Miyazawa. A mind-bending novel by one of Japan's most widely read and highly regarded authors, Kafka on the Shore comprises of two2015-05-28T00:00:00+01002015-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    event > Theatre > Adaptations
    DATES  28th, 29th and 30th May 2015
    VENUE  Barbican Centre 
    The second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore stars the Japanese Academy Award-winning star of The Twilight Samurai, Rie Miyazawa. A mind-bending novel by one of Japan's most widely read and highly regarded authors, Kafka on the Shore comprises of two... More about this event
     
    Kafka On The ShoreKafka On The ShoreYukio Ninagawa brings Haruki Murakami's text to the stage adapted by Frank Galati, with an ensemble including the Japanese Academy Award-winning star of The Twilight Samurai, Rie Miyazawa.2015-05-28T19:15:00+01002015-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Signum Saxophone Quartet
    Fatoumata Diawara And Roberto FonsecaFatoumata Diawara And Roberto FonsecaThe singer and pianist collaborate on a melange of jazz, soul and world originals.2015-05-30T19:30:00+01002015-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Fatoumata Diawara And Roberto Fonseca
    Souad MassiSouad MassiThe Algerian rock folk singer-songwriter and guitarist presents material from her upcoming album Al-Mutakallimun. With support from Le Trio Joubran joined by percussionist Youssef Hbeisch.2015-05-31T19:30:00+01002015-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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