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Hamlet at Shakespeare's Globe – first look photos

The show has its opening night this week

George Fouracres as Hamlet
© Johan Persson

Production photos have been released for Hamlet at Shakespare's Globe.

The anachronistic twist on Shakespeare's iconic text is being staged indoors for the first time in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse's history.

The company is composed of Peter Bourke (Horatio), Rachel Hannah Clarke (Ophelia), George Fouracres (Hamlet), Polly Frame (Gertrude), Francesca Henry (Rosencrantz), Nadi Kemp-Sayfi (Laertes), John Lightbody (Polonius), Ciarán O'Brien (Guildenstern / Ghost) and Irfan Shamji (Claudius).

Directed by Sean Holmes, the production has voice by Tess Dignan, fight direction by Philip d'Orléans, composition by Ed Gaughan, costume supervision by Jackie Orton, design by Grace Smart, text by Christine Schmidle, candle consultancy by Anna Watson and assistant direction by Bethany West.

The show runs across a variety of dates to 9 April.

Irfan Shamji as Claudius, George Fouracres as Hamlet
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Irfan Shamji as Claudius, John Lightbody as Polonius
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Polly Frame as Gertrude, Irfan Shamji as Claudius, John Lightbody as Polonius
© Johan Persson
The company
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The company
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George Fouracres as Hamlet
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Ciarán O'Brien as Guildenstern, George Fouracres as Hamlet
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Rachel Hannah Clarke as Ophelia
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George Fouracres as Hamlet
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George Fouracres as Hamlet
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Polly Frame as Gertrude
© Johan Persson
George Fouracres as Hamlet
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Nadi Kemp-Sayfi as Laertes
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George Fouracres as Hamlet
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Ed Gaughan as Gravedigger
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Francesca Henry as Rosencrantz, George Fouracres as Hamlet, Nadi Kemp-Sayfi as Laertes
© Johan Persson
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