Royal Shakespeare Company | Hamlet
Sent by the ghost of his father to avenge his brutal death, Hamlet’s mission to expose the truth is a perilous journey of madness, murder and lost love. What will ultimately become of a young man sent to kill? Paapa Essiedu plays Hamlet in Simon Godwin’s critically acclaimed 2016 Royal Shakespeare Company production.Tweet
Drama on 3 | Inspired by Hamlet: Hamlette
In Tamsin Oglesby's radical re-imagining of the story of Hamlet, the protagonist is a young MP, Harriet (Jeany Spark) who, rather than contemplating revenge for the death of a father, is consumed by the question of how to avenge the rape of her sister. Her dilemma: to speak or not to speak. To confront the rapist, to lose her job, possibly her career, to make her sister relive the trauma, to avenge her suffering, to take on systemic misogyny, and by opposing, end it? Also starring Natasha Little, Matthew Gravelle and Jasper Britton.
Drama on 3 | Inspired by Hamlet: Hamlet Noir
Shakespeare's timeless tragedy takes on a thrilling Scandi-Noir twist in this new adaptation that skilfully interweaves the original text with a gripping detective narrative.