ANDREW SCOTT TAKES ON THE TROUBLED DANISH PRINCE IN THE ALMEIDA TRANSFER OF HAMLET
What would Holmes have to say about his nemesis, Moriarty, following in his footsteps?
Two years on from Benedict Cumberbatch’s sold out performance as Hamlet, his Sherlock co-star, Andrew Scott, who has recieved critical accalim in the equally sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, will reprise the role when the Shakesperean tragedy opens at the Harold Pinter theatre in June 2017.
‘Andrew Scott delivers a career-defining performance… he makes the most famous speeches feel fresh and unpredictable’ Evening Standard
5 stars ‘It is livewire, edge-of-the-seat stuff’Time Out
Olivier Award winning director Robert Icke directs reuniting him with the multi-award winning creative team behind 1984 and Oresteia.
The Observer newspaper calls Robert Icke ‘one of the most important forces in today’s theatre’. As Artistic Director for the Islington-based Almeida theatre he has a list of directorial hits to his name including : Mary Stuart, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984.
Theatre : Harold Pinter, Panton Street, London SW1 4DN Genre: Play Opens: 9th June 2017 Booking to: 2nd September 2017 Performance times: Monday to Saturday at 7pm; Thursday & Saturday at 1.30pm Closest underground : Piccadilly Circus on Piccadilly & Bakerloo lines Hotels close by : 3 star Thistle Piccadilly, 4 star Radisson Blu Leicester Square; 5 star The Royal Horseguards