Law’s Hamlet to Be or Not to Be???
Date: 26 September 2006
Now that the Young Vic is about to reopen after its two-year, £12.45 million renovation, Jude Law and artistic director David Lan have reportedly resumed more serious talks about the actor taking the title role in a new production of Hamlet at the South Bank venue (See The Goss, 16 Sep 2004). Law’s last stage appearance was in Doctor Faustus in 2002 and, prior to that in 'Tis Pity She's a Whore in 1999, both directed by Lan at the Young Vic. Law has long been a champion of the theatre, not least providing the face of its high-profile fundraising campaign for the building work. Lan has recently said he’d like to direct Law in his next stage role.
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