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Hamlet, Barbican, review: ‘justifies the hysteria’

Originally posted in Daily Telegraph.

At last! One year after a record-breaking electronic stampede at the Barbican box-office, and following three weeks of previews beset by back-stage dramas, the most hotly anticipated Hamlet in living memory has been unveiled. One of the burning questions of the age – does Benedict Cumberbatch deliver the goods? – can be resolved, and in the nick of time before the hols come to an end…

via Hamlet, Barbican, review.

2 comments on “Hamlet, Barbican, review: ‘justifies the hysteria’

  1. pilar221b
    08/27/2015

    Truly stunning play! Bennedict Cumberbatch is our new intense and modern Hamlet. Wonderful.

  2. First Night Design
    08/27/2015

    I have no doubt of it. He’s an exceptional actor. I just wish I could see the production.

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