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Hamlet

Barbican Centre Off-West End
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About this show

Written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.

Approx 3 hours including one 20-min interval.

Show Details

  • Running Time:3hr 20min
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Barbican Centre, Off-West End

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